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Pedestrian robbed on St. Helena Island

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ST. HELENA ISLAND, SC (WTOC) -

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Thursday night on a St. Helena Island road.

Deputies responded at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Coffin Point Rd on a report of an assault and robbery. A 26-year-old man told them he had been attacked by an unknown subject.

He was walking on Cee Cee Road, when a black vehicle drove up. He said a large, black male got out of the vehicle and went up to him asking if he had remembered him. He then hit the victim in the head with an object.  

The victim was left temporarily unconscious, but when he awoke he staggered to his home on Coffin Point Road where family members contacted authorities. He also realized his wallet had been stolen when he was knocked out.

The victim was transported to Beaufort Memorial Hospital for treatment.

The Sheriff's Office asks anyone with information to contact either Investigator Cpl. B. Disbrow at 843.255.3407 or Crimestoppers.

MAKE THE CALL, STAY ANONYMOUS, EARN a REWARD: To report crime, citizens can call Crimestoppers at 888.CRIME.SC (274-6372) or text the word TIPSC with a message to CRIMES (274637).

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