Myrtle Beach police investigate robbery

troot@thesunnews.comMarch 12, 2014 

A 24-year-old man told Myrtle Beach police he fought with a man who asked him to make change for a $100 bill when the man robbed him, according to a police report.

Officers were called about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday to 1005 Withers Drive for a strong armed robbery, police said.

The victim told officers the man asked for the change, so the victim pulled out his money and the robber grabbed it from his hand and they fought, according to the report. The victim said the robber scratched him on the face and that his friend, who was in a nearby vehicle, got out of the car with a knife.

The victim said the robber picked up rocks and the victim and his friend drove away and the robber threw the rocks at their car, which damaged the window, according to the report. The victim told police that $90 cash was stolen from him.

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