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Myrtle Beach woman reports man assaulted her for not purchasing beer

A 31-year-old Myrtle Beach woman told police her boyfriend assaulted her because he was upset she did not purchase beer, according to a police report.

The woman said she came home from a friend’s house and started to use the computer when the 41-year-old man got upset inside their apartment in at 504 Sixth Ave. N., police said.

The woman said the man knocked her out of her chair and hit her in the face several times, according to the report. The woman said the man held her in the room for about an hour before he allowed her to leave and she called police.

Officers tried to get the man to come to the door, but were not successful. Police planned to get an arrest warrant for the man.