Police investigate armed robbery on Weston Street in North Augusta

December 25, 2018

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery involving an Edgefield man on Weston Street in North Augusta on Sunday.

Deputies responded to the North Augusta Department of Public Safety around 8:30 p.m. and met with the victim, according to the report.

The victim said he drove to Weston Street to help someone work on a stereo system and was robbed when he arrived, the report states.

He claimed he got to the incident location, pulled in front of a vehicle and, as he was sitting in his car, an unknown black male walked up to his passenger side window and pulled a gun, according to the report.

The suspect asked the victim for all his stuff and then opened the glove box, taking a pistol that was inside, the report states.

The pistol taken from the victim’s car belonged to an Edgefield woman, police reported.

The victim said the suspect then started firing the handgun as he got in a car and fled the scene, the report states.

Deputies questioned the victim, but reported he was “very inconsistent” with his statements, police said.

Investigators will continue to work to determine what happened.

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