Myrtle Beach police searched for a man suspected of stealing cash from a convenience store, according to a police report.
The clerk of the Scotchman Mobile station located at 501 Third Ave. S., told police the man came into the store about 10:20 p.m. Thursday and walked around the store before he selected a pack of gum and took it to the cash register, police said.
The man gave the clerk a $1 and when she opened the cash register he reached over and grabbed cash from the register, according to the report. The woman told police she slammed the cash register drawer close several time on his fingers and she punched him once before he ran from the store.
Police seized some fingerprints and video surveillance of the incident.