Woman robbed of $40 at a MB parking garage

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) A Myrtle Beach woman was robbed early Saturday morning at a Myrtle Beach parking garage.

The incident happened just before 1 a.m. at Pavilion Parking Garage located at 914 North Kings Highway.

According to the Myrtle Beach police report, the victim was at the second floor elevator when the alleged suspect came out of the stairwell grabbed the victim by the throat and told her to give him all her money.

The victim pleaded with the suspect that the money she had were for her kids, but the suspect claimed he had a gun and told the victim to give him all she had or he would shoot her, according to the report. The suspect then reached into the victim's pocket and took out $40.

During that time, the victim saw a white truck and started screaming for help, according to police. The suspect then tried to run out of the elevator into the parking lot but the victim grabbed the rear of the suspect's shirt tearing a piece off before the suspect fell to the ground, stated the report. Witnesses of the truck tried to chase the suspect but he run out as quickly as he could and headed towards Ocean Boulevard.

The suspect is described as a black male in his early 20's with short dreads. He was wearing a plain black hat turned backwards, a black shirt, white shorts and black hi-top sneakers.

If anyone has any information, contact the MBPD.

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