The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Crime & Courts

April 30, 2013

Two men assault apartment occupant, steal smartphone

Two men forced their way into an apartment Monday afternoon, assaulted an occupant and stole his smartphone, according to a Joplin police report.

Police Lt. Matt Stewart said the burglary and assault took place about 2:15 p.m. at the Northpark Apartments, 3514 E. Newman Road. The men reportedly punched and kicked Tim Wells, 19, before leaving with his iPhone, Stewart said. Wells did not require medical attention to his injuries, he said.

No arrests had been made by Tuesday afternoon.

1
Text Only
Crime & Courts
Local News
Sports
Facebook
Poll

Do you plan on voting in the Aug. 5 elections being held in Missouri and Kansas?

Yes
No
     View Results
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
NDN Video
Renewed Violence Taking Toll on Gaza Residents 2 Americans Detained in North Korea Seek Help US Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate 6.2 Pct House GOP Optimistic About New Border Bill Gaza Truce Unravels; Israel, Hamas Trade Blame Raw: Tunisia Closes Borders With Libya Four Rescued From Crashed Plane Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction