Police investigating strong arm robbery at Citadel Mall

Published: Mar. 6, 2016 at 2:02 PM EST|Updated: Mar. 6, 2016 at 2:04 PM EST
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Police are investigating a strong arm robbery in which the victim knows the woman who robbed her.

Police say the robbery happened at about 7:45 p.m. on Friday at Citadel Mall.

The victim was leaving a store in the Mall when she was approached by a woman she knew.

The woman spoke to the victim, then sprayed her in the face with pepper spray.

The victim fell to the ground and dropped her purse. Money fell out of her purse and the suspect picked up the money and left.

The victim was taken to MUSC where she was treated and released.

Police are working to secure a warrant for the suspect.

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