Deputies investigate after man is pistol-whipped during armed robbery

VIDEO: Deputies investigate after man is pistol-whipped during armed robbery

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Charleston County deputies are investigating after a man reported he was pistol-whipped and robbed at gunpoint.

The robbery happened just after 9 p.m. Saturday in the 4300 block of Walton Street, Capt. Roger Antonio said.

The victim told deputies he got out of his vehicle at a home when three men approached. One of them struck the victim in the head with a pistol and the men robbed him of cash and personal property, Antonio said.

The victim suffered a large cut on his head and EMS took him to an area hospital for treatment.

Deputies and K-9 officers searched the area but did not find the robbers.

Anyone with information can call the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office at 843-202-1700.

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