MYRTLE BEACH Horry County police are investigating a home invasion that occurred early Friday in the Myrtle Beach area, according to a police report.
A 39-year-old man told officers that three men came to his camper along Misty Pine Drive about 4 a.m. Friday and forced their way inside, police said.
The victim said the robbers hit him in the head several times with a small safe they stole from the house and he lost one of his teeth during the incident, according to the report. The victim, who declined to be taken to an area hospital, also said his wife was hurt while trying to protect him.
The victim also told police he got into his vehicle and tried to follow the robbers, but lost sight of them on Holmestown Road, according to the report. The victim reported $400 cash, his cellphone, personal identification documents and miscellaneous prescription pills were taken during the robbery. The safe that was taken was valued at $100.
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