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Police: Woman dragged by suspect vehicle after strong armed robbery outside Anderson Co. store

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HONEA PATH, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies responded after a woman was robbed in Honea Path on Thursday.

Police said the incident is being called a strong armed robbery. Dispatchers initially reported that a woman had her wallet stolen at 518 E Greer Street, and that she went to the hospital in a personal vehicle, following the incident.

According to officials with Honea Path Police Department, the woman had been shopping at Fred's. When she was leaving, officers said a man came up behind her and wrestled her to the ground before managing to get away inside his vehicle.

Police said the woman ran after the man in the vehicle and then jumped in through the driver's side window. Officers said the suspect then accelerated, dragging the woman.

Officers said the woman fell from the vehicle as the suspect turned onto E Greer Street, and she then managed to get up and walk back to Fred's, where police found her.

Police said she suffered minor injuries to her knee and chest.

The suspect vehicle has been described as a silver, older model Saturn station wagon. Police said the suspect got away with the woman's purse and person belongings she purchased inside Fred's.

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