Sedan gunmen on robbery spree in Myrtle Beach
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Three separate robberies occurred on the same night in Myrtle Beach within hours of each other on Saturday, Sept 1, according to Myrtle Beach police reports.
In all three reports, victims of the robberies stated they were held at gun point by two men: a heavy set black male and a skinny black male with dreadlocks who approached the victims in all three incidents in a silver or gray colored four-door sedan.
Both suspects are reported by witnesses as being 6 feet in height. The skinnier black male is described in the report having dreadlocks, an average build and gold teeth, and the other heavier set black is identified by one witness as having lighter skin and a star tattoo on his shoulder.
The first robbery was reported by a man who was held at gun point outside of the Kono Lounge on North Kings Highway on Saturday at 1 a.m. by the skinny black male with dreadlocks.
The victim was walking through the back parking lot of the Kono Lounge when the heavy set black male drove up in the reported four-door sedan aiming a black revolver out of the driver side window, then the other black male with dreadlocks got out of the same vehicle and put a black semi-automatic hand gun into the victim's chest while taking the victim's keys, wallet, rings and watch, before the two men fled the scene.
The description and method of the Kono Lounge robbery fit victim and witness accounts in two other robbery incidents reported by Myrtle Beach Police where two suspects were using the same type of weapons to rob a man at 28th Avenue North and Oak Street around 2 a.m.
The heavier set black male in both reports held the victim at gun point from the car while the other skinnier black male with dreadlocks got out and robbed the victim of all of victim's personal possessions before making a clean get away for the second time.
Then, according to a third police report with suspects matching the above descriptions, the two robbers presumably ended their night at the Scotchmen on 501 3rd Avenue South at 3:15 a.m.
A four-door sedan was again reported to have pulled up next to the victims. The heavier set male held the victim at gun point from the car while the black male with dreadlocks got out of the car robbing a man of his backpack which contained a laptop in front of several witnesses.
During the robbery the black male with dreadlocks boldly yelled at the victim "Give me [what's mine] or I will blow will your head off," while using what the victim and two witnesses' saw as a pointed silver revolver with designs on the handle. The victim gave the bag over and the two suspects took off.
None of the victims involved in the three separate incidents claimed they had never seen the suspects before and didn't understand why they were targeted other than for their personal possessions.
Myrtle Beach Police have no further information on the incidents and are still looking for the suspects at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this incident are encouraged to call the Myrtle Beach Police department at 843-918-1000.