Suspect steals $70 after receiving ride to smoke marijuana, vict - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

Suspect steals $70 after receiving ride to smoke marijuana, victim arrested

(Source: Myrtle Beach Police) Victim Warren Stoke Cromley (Source: Myrtle Beach Police) Victim Warren Stoke Cromley

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Myrtle Beach Police officers responded to a residence on 76th Ave. Friday night in reference in a strong arm robbery. The victim let another man into his house to smoke marijuana, the suspect fled the scene with stolen cash.

Officers arrived on scene and spoke to the victim who said he left the bar after having a few drinks, he then went for a walk and said a white male driving a truck asked him if he had any marijuana. The victim did tell the suspect he had marijuana at his house, then gave the suspect a ride back to the house to smoke the marijuana.

When arriving at the house, the suspect allegedly asked the victim for money and the victim refused to give him any. The suspect then pushed the victim and grabbed $70 off the table and fled the scene, according to police reports. 

Police said the victim, Warren Stoke Cromley, was arrested on separate drug charges.

The suspect was driving a white truck with New York tags. Investigation is ongoing

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