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MBPD: couple's hotel room was robbed while they slept

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A couple staying at the South Seas Oceanfront Family Resort said their hotel room was robbed while they slept inside, according to a report from the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

The victim said that she and her husband fell asleep around midnight Friday, and when they woke up early Saturday morning, the front door was wide open, and her purse was gone from the room. 

An employee noticed the victims' identification on the ground by a trash can close to a Pepsi machine. The employee looked behind the trash can and found the victims' empty purse. The employee helped her locate most of the belongings from the purse in a trash bag from one of the resorts trash cans.

The only items not recovered were the victim's LG Optimus Android cell phone in a pink case, cash, a debit card, and various medications.

The victim said she and her husband did not hear anything last night, and do not know how the suspect entered the room, because the doors were securely locked. There were no signs of forced entry.

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