Greenwood Police investigate robbery
Wednesday, July 03, 2013 1:33 PM
The Greenwood Police Department is investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred early Tuesday morning on Georgia Avenue.
According to a police report, an officer met the victim walking on Georgia Avenue with blood on his face and clothes.
The victim told the officer he was walking near the old Mathews school when he was approached by two men. One of the men asked what the victim had in his pockets. The victim said he told the men to leave him alone, but one of them struck him in the head with what the victim thought was a glass bottle. At the same time, the second man grabbed the victim's legs and threw him to the ground.
The victim said the men tried to get his wallet, but he was able to free himself and began running. The men also fled.
Emergency responders took the victim to Self Regional Medical Center for treatment. The report said the victim had a 2-inch cut on his forehead and a scrape about 6 to 8 inches long.