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Myrtle Beach man assaulted over broken computers

A 64-year-old Myrtle Beach man told police he was walking home from the store when he was assaulted by a man because of two broken computers, according to a police report.

The man said the suspect came up to him and punched him in the face in the area of Third Avenue South and Oak Street between 4 and 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, police said. The man was being treated at Conway Medical Center when police were called for the incident.

The man said he sold the suspect two computers for $150 and the suspect told him the computers were broken before he assaulted him, according to the report. The man said he did not want police to prosecute the incident and declined to give more information about the incident.