Suspects Steal Cash, Medicine from Columbia Man in Wheelchair

Richland County, SC (WLTX) - Richland County deputies are searching for suspects who beat up and robbed a man in a wheelchair as he was on his way home.

Officers say around 9:30 p.m., the victim was riding his wheelchair along McLean Road after having just stopped at the McDonald's on Blythewood Road. 

Deputies say a woman and two men, one of  whom had a knife,  walked up to him. The group beat him up and stole his money and medication, according to officers.

The group then ran away. 

After officers spoke with the man and paramedics took him to the hospital to be evaulated. 

Anyone with information on the suspects should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC. 

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