A 20-year-old Ukrainian woman told Myrtle Beach police a man threatened her with a knife while she sat outside an Ocean Boulevard hotel using her laptop, according to a police report.
The woman said the man sat down across from her and a friend outside the Sea Mist Resort at 1200 S. Ocean Blvd., police said. The woman said her friend got up and went back to their room and the man jumped up and came at her with a knife.
The woman said she grabbed her laptop and tried to run away, but she fell down, according to the report. The woman said she kicked and screamed at the man and when people walked to her aid the man ran away.
Witnesses told police they saw the man attack the woman and try to take her laptop from her, according to the report.