Trio attacked while crossing city street
Myrtle Beach police are searching for several people who attacked a man and two women as they tried to walk across Ocean Boulevard near 12th Avenue North, according to a police report.
The 24-year-old man told officers that about 12:10 a.m. Sunday he and the two women, ages 23 and 24, were walking across Ocean Boulevard when six men confronted them about something they supposedly said, police said. The victims said they had not spoken to the group.
The victims said one of the suspects attacked the man for no reason and one of the women tried to break up the fight and was punched in the head, according to the report. The third woman said she went to aid her friends and was hit from behind and fell to the ground.
The victims said the suspects ran north on Ocean Boulevard, according to the report. Officers did not find the suspects in the area. The victims declined to be treated by EMS.
Broadway at the Beach store burglarized
Myrtle Beach police are searching for a man suspected of breaking a door and stealing sunglasses and a T-shirt from a store at Broadway at the Beach, according to a police report.
Officers were called at 12:30 a.m. Sunday to Palmetto Paradise located at 1200 Celebrity Circle and found a rear glass door broken with blood splatter on the metal door frame, police said.
Video surveillance showed a man at the door with a hammer-like object about 2:30 a.m. hitting the door and going into the business, according to the report. The video showed the suspect trying to open a case that contained Oakley sunglasses.
The video showed the suspect couldn’t get the case open, so he took the object and broke it and took sunglasses from the case and placed them inside a T-shirt from the store, according to the report. The suspect then left the store, but had cut himself on the door.
The quantity and value of the glasses were not listed in the report.
From staff reports