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72-year-old man beaten by attacker who broke into western Iowa home, sheriff says


COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — A 72-year-old man has been beaten by a man who broke into his home in western Iowa.

Pottawattamie County Sheriff Jeff Danker says the man entered a house in the rural Honey Creek community north of Council Bluffs around 9 p.m. on Sunday. Danker says the man wore a black ski mask, black jacket and hood and used a weapon of some sort to beat Robert Bogar. Bogar's wife was not injured.

The man left the house without taking anything. Bogar was taken to a hospital in Omaha, Nebraska.

No arrests have been reported.

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