MYRTLE BEACH — A Myrtle Beach man was arrested Wednesday after reportedly trying to steal a woman’s purse, according to an arrest report.
Roger D. Brown, 20, is charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.
Brown was arrested just before noon Wednesday on the 400 block of 14th Avenue North.
According to the report he tried to take a woman’s purse so she pepper sprayed him. He walked away but returned, grabbed the woman and started dragging her.
She pepper sprayed him a second time before police arrived.
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