A Beaufort woman was riding her bicycle home from work downtown Monday when a man grabbed her and robbed her at gunpoint, according to a Beaufort Police Department news release.
The woman was riding on North Street, near the Federal Courthouse at 1501 Bay St., when the suspect grabbed her, pointed a gun and demanded she hand over her belongings, the report said.
The victim fell to the ground, and the suspect ran away with her property, the release said. She sustained minor injuries.
The suspect was described as a black man, about 5-foot-4, 150 pounds, 30 to 40 years old, wearing a white shirt, black shorts, black shoes and a black do-rag on his head.