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Armed thieves steal deer from Meadville hunter |

Armed thieves steal deer from Meadville hunter

The Associated Press
| Tuesday, November 28, 2006 12:00 a.m

Three men stole a hunter’s doe at gunpoint, the hunter said.

“I’m really, really upset about the whole ordeal,” said Robert Hanna, 42, of Meadville. “(It’s) over a dumb deer. If they wanted it so bad I would have said, ‘Take it.'”

Hanna said he shot the deer on Monday afternoon and was getting ready to come down from his tree stand when he was approached by three men with rifles. They ordered him to empty his rifle and throw his gun down and one of the men then knocked him to the ground, he said.

“It’s an armed robbery and an assault,” said Vernon Township Sgt. Randy Detzel. “They knocked him to the ground and took his deer.”

Police had no suspects.

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