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Man Bound, Beaten, Robbed, Deputies Say

8:09 PM, Dec 17, 2012   |    comments
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Kershaw County, SC (WLTX) - Kershaw County deputies are searching or a suspect they say tied a man up, beat him, and stole his money.

Officers say the incident took place Monday at 3 p.m. off Highway 97.

According to the victim, he was walking up to his home when the suspect grabbed him from behind. The victim told deputies the suspect put a box cutter to his neck, beat him in the face, and dragged him into the home.

Deputies say the suspect then tied the man up and took his cell phone, keys, and cash.

The victim was able to free himself after an hour, then sought help at a neighbor's house. 

Deputies say the victim's red 1996 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup with license tag CZN 919 was also taken.  

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or e-mail a tip in to Crimestoppers of the Midlands. You can also text information in by texting "TIPSC" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Either way you choose, your identity will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible for a cash reward.

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