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Man reports mugging near Coligny Beach

A 26-year-old man was assaulted and robbed late Saturday by three men near Hilton Head Island's Coligny Beach public access, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office news release.

The victim was repeatedly punched and then knocked to the ground. One man stole his wallet, which contained cash, before the robbers fled, the release said.

The man had minor injuries but refused medical attention, and he could not describe the attackers, according to the release.

Anyone with information should call Cpl. J. Moran at 843-255-3422 or the county Dispatch Center at 843-524-2777.

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