WICHITA, Kan. -

A man's beer was stolen after he was hit in the head and lost consciousness early last night.

It happened near Murdock and Waco just before 8:30 p.m. yesterday. A 47-year-old man reported being jumped by four people, who hit him in the head with a rock causing him to lose consciousness.

When the victim woke up, he was being dragged out of the Arkansas River, and his five Icehouse beers were gone. He was taken to the hospital.