Man robbed after stopping to help motorist

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WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man who stopped to help what he thought was a stranded motorist in eastern Iowa ended up getting robbed.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that a 23-year-old man was traveling on U.S. Highway 218 around 8 p.m. Friday, December 8th when he stopped near an exit to assist a man with a green Pontiac Grand Am.

Authorities say the Pontiac driver pointed a handgun at the man and took his wallet and cash, then drove off in the Pontiac. No injuries were reported.

Authorities say they haven’t made any arrests.

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