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Suspect Sought In Hilton Head Arm Robbery

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The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating a robbery and assault that occurred on the South end of the Hilton Head Island Wednesday evening. At approximately 5:30 pm, Sheriff's deputies responded to the Coligny Beach parking lot (S. Forest Beach Dr) in reference to a reported strong arm robbery.

Upon arrival, deputies met with a 21-year old male who advised he had been robbed.

The victim reported that he was visiting the Tiki Hut with three friends, where they were later joined two more acquaintances, a 21-year old male and his 23-year old brother. A short time later, the group departed, with the victim choosing to walk to the Coligny Beach parking lot with the brothers.

As they walked, the brothers attacked the victim, both punching him in the head simultaneously. The pair continued to assault the victim, then took his bag which contained his wallet and cell phone.

After stealing his bag, the suspects got into their white Ford Ranger pickup truck and left the area.

The victim returned to the Tiki Hut to seek assistance. The victim suffered minor injuries to his face, head, and neck, for which he refused any medical treatment. The suspects have been tentatively identified, and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact either Investigator Cpl. D. Seifert at 843-255-3414 or Crimestoppers. MAKE THE CALL, STAY ANONYMOUS, EARN a REWARD: To report crime, citizens can call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC (274-6372) or text the word TIPSC with a message to CRIMES (274637).

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