Myrtle Beach police investigate two men stabbed during robbery attempt on the beach

troot@thesunnews.comJuly 3, 2013 

— Myrtle Beach police are investigating a report that two men were stabbed during a robbery attempt while they walked on the beach, according to a police report.

The victims, two 25-year-old men, told police they were stabbed by a man who approached them and tried to rob them while they walked on the beach about 2 a.m. Tuesday in the area of 75th Avenue North and the beach, according to the report.

One victim told police the robber had a knife and a struggle occurred during the robbery attempt and they both were stabbed by the robber, according to the report. EMS came and took the victims to a local hospital for treatment.

Officers searched the area and found the suspect and he was taken to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries, according to the report. Details about the extent of the injuries to the victims and the suspect were not listed in the report.

The incident is under investigation and no other details were listed in the report.

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