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Report: Man accused of slapping Hester

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An Illinois man was arrested after allegedly slapping Chicago Bears wide receiver Devin Hester in the back of the head, the Chicago Tribune reported Tuesday.

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The incident reportedly occurred last Friday at the Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, Ill., about 20 miles outside Chicago.

Hester was standing on a cash transaction line when 52-year-old Daniel Rago slapped him in the back of the head and walked away, according to the Tribune.

The report did not specify about a possible motive for the alleged assault.

Rago was detained by casino security guards after Hester notified them of the incident, and later arrested by Des Plaines police.

The 28-year-old Hester has long been one of the best returners in the NFL, with 11 career punt return touchdowns, including one this season. He returned a kickoff 98 yards for a score in the Bears' 39-10 victory Sunday night against Minnesota.

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