Gunpoint Attack At Dragway

WNRR Augusta – (ACSO News Release)

Aiken, SC. , June 13 – The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man, who robbed a Hephzibah man at gunpoint Thursday night in a bathroom at Carolina Dragway, 302 Dragstrip Road , Beech Island , South Carolina .


The victim is identified as Eric Raymond, 488 Eagle Pass Road , Hephzibah , Georgia .


About 11:30 p.m., a man walked up behind the victim, shoved a handgun in the victim’s back and demanded his wallet. He then struck the victim in the head several times with the firearm, grabbed the wallet from a side pocket and ran out of the building.


Raymond chased the attacker and found the subject crouched next to a vehicle thumbing through the victim’s wallet. The victim jumped on the subject and wrestled his wallet away from the man. He also ripped the shirt right off the man’s back. The attacker then ran off into some nearby woods.


The Aiken Bloodhound Tracking Team responded and searched the immediate area.


Subject Description

Gender: Male   Race: Black   Age: 30s   Height: 5’8”   Weight: 150-160   Hair: Black   Eyes: Brown   Clothing: Black bandana, black shirt, shorts


Anyone with information on the identity and whereabouts of this individual is asked to contact the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office: (800) 922-9709. Individuals also should call Crimestoppers of the Midlands at its new toll-free, statewide number: (888) CRIME-SC. Callers can remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of between $50 and $1000.

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