S.C. (WCIV) – An elderly disabled veteran told police he was attacked and
robbed by two men armed with a handgun outside a Goose Creek gas station early
a police report, an officer arrived at the Sunoco on St. James Avenue and found
the victim sitting in his car holding a blood-soaked towel to his head. There
was blood on his car and on the ground leading from the store to his car, the
told the officer that two black men approached him, demanded his wallet and hit
him in the head. The victim said he could not give a description of the two attackers.
was taken to Trident Medical Center for treatment, the report states.
The clerk at
the store said the victim had been sitting in his car outside the store for
about two hours, and according to the report, she did not know of an assault
until officers arrived.
told officers that she had only had 10 customers in the 30 minutes before
police arrived and none of them seemed suspicious, the report states.
not been able to gather a description of the men.