A man allegedly hit a woman in the legs and arm to steal her purse on Ocean Boulevard, police say.
According to a report, Myrtle Beach police responded to the area of 12th Avenue South and Ocean Boulevard around 4 a.m. Wednesday morning in response to an armed robbery.
Officials said the woman was walking when she was hit by the suspect with a stick. According to police, the man took off with her black purse in the direction of Coral Beach.
The woman was transported to the hospital by EMS.
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At this time, police do not have a suspect in custody.