Woman robbed at gas station while pumping gas

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A Myrtle Beach woman was robbed at a gas station while she was pumping gas early Tuesday morning.

The incident happened Tuesday at 2:16 a.m. at a Kangaroo gas station located at 3791 Oleander Drive.

According to the Myrtle Beach police report, the victim's purse was stolen from her car while she was pumping gas.

The incident report says a black male in a black car pulled in a stall close to the victim, opened her passenger door and stole her purse and other belongings. When the victim went inside the car, she realized her purse was gone.

The victim told police she didn't pay close attention to the robber for a description because the suspect fled quickly in an unknown direction, according to police.

Police say there were no cameras positioned at a good angle to catch the thief on video. The car was processed for fingerprints but they were unclear.

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