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Suspects assault, rob man during Beaufort County home invasion

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BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

Investigators are looking for two suspects who assaulted and robbed a man during a home invasion in Beaufort County.  

Officials with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office say just before 3 a.m. on Sunday, deputies responded to a home on Paige Point Road for a reported robbery and assault.

The 56-year-old victim said two unknown suspects had just broken into his home and robbed him.

According to the victim, the suspects, one of whom was armed with a shotgun, forced their way through the back door of the home. One of the suspects then punched the victim in the face several times and demanded his wallet.

A report states the suspects took the victim's wallet and money before leaving the home in an unknown direction.

The sheriff's office says the victim sustained visible facial injuries.

The sheriff's office is asking anyone with information to contact Investigator Cpl. J. Malphrus at (843) 255-3426 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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