Beaufort News

Three sought in Burton strong-arm robbery

A man was assaulted and robbed by three men at about 1 a.m. Friday on Shanklin Road in Burton, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office news release.

Deputies were called to Beaufort Memorial Hospital, where the 22-year-old victim was being treated for injuries. The victim told investigators three black men knocked him to the ground and assaulted him before taking cash from his pockets and fleeing, the release said.

The victim has since been released from the hospital, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Anyone with information should call Staff Sgt. J. Hiers at 843-255-3407 or the dispatch center at 843-524-2777.

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