Cops: Suspects sought after man pistol whipped in North Charleston

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Police are searching for two men suspected in an assault where a man was pistol whipped in North Charleston.

The North Charleston Police Department says officers responded to Pine Forest Drive shortly before 5 p.m.

According to the victim, he and several other people were on Pine Forest Drive when two men approached them. Authorities say an altercation took place resulting in the victim being hit in the head with what was believed to be the handle of a gun.

Authorities describe the first suspect as a black male with shoulder length dreadlocks, mid 20's, 5'6, slim build, black pants, black boots, black jacket, and believed to be carrying a chrome in color hand gun.

The second suspect is described as a black male with a fade hair cut, 17-18 years old, 5'7', slim build, and wearing black BDU type pants, black and white Jordan shoes. Authorities say the suspect had four gold top teeth, and believed to be carrying a gun.

Police are continuing the investigation.

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