A 43-year-old man reported being robbed and assaulted by two men outside of Bluffton House Apartments, according to a news release Monday from the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.
The man told deputies he was standing outside the apartments off Simmonsville Road at about 9:45 a.m. Friday when two men approached. One had a handgun.
They demanded money and removed the victim's wallet from his pants. After taking the money from the wallet, one man struck the victim in the face with the handgun, then both suspects ran.
The victim was treated at a local hospital for a minor facial injury and released. He was unable to say what direction the suspects fled or describe them, the release said.
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Anyone with information about the incident should call the Beaufort County Dispatch Center at 843-524-2777.