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Woman robbed and dragged across Myrtle Beach parking lot, police say

(Source: AP Images) (Source: AP Images)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Officers responded to a strong armed robbery Saturday after a woman said she was dragged across a parking lot and her purse was stolen.

The victim told police she parked her car, went inside to get gas and when she came out a black male grabbed her purse, pulled her down, and dragged her across the parking lot. The victim also said another black male ran towards her and starting yelling at the snatcher telling him to get away from her.

Officers spoke to the witness who said that the suspect came around the corner from the Jamaican Restaurant and as soon as the victim stepped down from the curb, a black male grabbed her purse and did not let go, then dragged the victim. The witness ran towards them and yelled at the suspect, the victim then ran down the alley North towards Oak St. 

Police say the suspect is approximately 6-foot tall, weighing 185 pounds, wearing a dark red shirt and blue jeans with short twisted hair.

The victim told police that nothing was taken from her purse.

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