Cab driver beaten, robbed in Pawleys Island (Updated at 9:40 p.m.)
Georgetown County deputies are searching for two suspects believed to be responsible for a robbery outside Frank's Outback in Pawleys Island.
Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Carrie Cuthbertson said it happened at about 7:45 p.m.
"Two black male suspects approached a cabdriver while he was standing outside his vehicle and demanded money. The suspects then assaulted the victim with what appeared to be a handgun and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash," Cuthbertson said.
When EMS was dispatched they were told the victim had been pistol whipped.
Cuthbertson said the suspects are described as being approximately 6 foot in height wearing dark baggy clothing with short hair and possibly clean shaven.
A perimeter was set up around the scene and the Bloodhound Tracking Team is working the area.
Anyone that can identify the suspects or has any information about the robbery is asked to call the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office at (843) 546-5101.
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