RCSD searching for suspects who stole cash, medicine from man in wheelchair
Richland County, S.C. (WACH)-- Richland County Deputies are searching for three suspects that they say robbed a man in a wheelchair Wednesday night.
At approximately 9:30 p.m. Richland County deputies responded to the 200 block of Mclean Road in reference to a robbery and aggravated assault.
The victim stated that he was on his way home in his wheelchair after leaving the McDonald's on Blythewood Road when he was approached by one female and two males.
One of the men was armed with a knife and assaulted him in the lower and upper body.
The three suspects stole cash and prescribed medicine from the man before they fled with his belongings.
The victim was transported to Palmetto Baptist Hospital by EMS.
His condition is unknown at this time.
Anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident or know anything about this incident is urged to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.