Deputies: Man Robs Victim Who Asked for a Ride


RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – A man is accused of robbing a victim of several personal items after the victim asked for a ride.

Just before 3:30 a.m Monday, deputies say they responded to Grove Park Lane and Broad River Road for an armed robbery call.

The victim told deputies he was getting a ride to Piney Grove Road when the suspect turned on to Grove Park Lane, authorities say.

The suspect allegedly then stole the victim’s book bag, shoes, wallet and cellphone.

To receive up to $1000 for information about the crime or if you know the identity of the suspects, citizens are encouraged to contact CRIMESTOPPERS in any of the following ways: call 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372), text to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with “TIPSC,” followed by the tip information or go to:, and click on the “Submit a tip” tab.

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