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Police investigating early-morning robbery, attempted sexual assault

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Charleston Police and College of Charleston Public Safety are investigating an armed robbery and attempted sexual assault which occurred early Sunday morning.

The victim told police she was sitting on the steps of her Bogard Street apartment at approximately 1 a.m. when she was approached by a man with a handgun.

He ordered her to walk to the parking lot next to her apartment building where she said he fondled her, struck her in the face and took her cell phone, according to Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis. 

She told police that is when she screamed and the man then fled the area.

Anyone with information can call Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch at (843) 743-7200 and ask for the on-call Charleston Police detective or Crime Stoppers at (843) 554-1111.

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