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MBPD: Man robbed at gunpoint by suspect known as "Murder"

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A man was robbed at gunpoint early Monday by a suspect witnesses said goes by "Murder", according to the report from the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

The victim told police it all started when he and his girlfriend got into a fight around 10 p.m. Sunday. She called him a little while later asking to meet and talk. The victim said when he met his girlfriend on Dunbar Street, she hugged him and tried to hold his arms down.

At that point, the suspect came behind the victim, pushed a pistol into the small of his back and told him not to move. The suspect took $425 in cash and a cellphone from the victim's pocket, then left and got into a dark blue SUV. The victim said his girlfriend went with the suspect.

The victim told officers he didn't get a good look at the suspect, but he was dark-skinned, in his late teens or early 20s with a small afro. He also said people who witnessed the robbery called the suspect the street name "Murder".

When police tracked the victims girlfriend down a few blocks away, she told police she hadn't seen the victim since their fight around 10 p.m.

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