GRANITEVILLE — The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Saturday report of an armed robbery that took place on Seastrunk Street near Church Street.
The victim, a 48-year-old Graniteville man, said the incident involved three subjects who were in an older model beige four-door Toyota Camry. He identified them as an Aiken man, a Graniteville man and an unidentified black female, who was wearing a white T-shirt with blue and green stripes and “oversized” shorts.
According to the victim, he was sitting in his vehicle when the Graniteville man approached him, told him to give him money and tried to pull him from the vehicle. Then, the victim said, that subject began “physically assaulting” him when he refused to give him any money.
The victim added that when he began defending himself, the Aiken man got out of the Camry and hit him in the head with a glass bottle. The victim said he then saw what appeared to be a silver pistol being pointed at the side of his head. The victim also said that the female subject got out of the Camry and kicked him.
According to a report on the incident, the subjects took money from the victim and then fled the scene in the Camry.
The victim said he drove himself to Aiken Regional Medical Centers to get treatment. The victim suffered a cut near his left eye, and the back of his head was swollen, according to the responding officer. The victim also complained that his body was sore.
The victim came to the Sheriff’s Office’s headquarters in Aiken to make the report.