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A St. Matthews Road man told police four men robbed him at gunpoint on Tuesday morning, but he was able to bite one of them in the left eye and ribs, according to a report.

The man said he went out around 3:30 a.m. to smoke a cigarette when the four gunmen forced him into the apartment.

He said the men seized two guns that were in the kitchen.

After a physical altercation, the men set off down Marshall Street towards Columbia Road.

The man said a 2-month-old child was also in the apartment during the incident.

In other reports, several break-ins took place at the Hamp Chase Apartments, located on Hamp Chase Circle, on Thanksgiving Day, November 25.

Investigators believe the break-ins are related.

A total of four homes, a vehicle and the sports hall were broken into.

Among the stolen items: a gold Michael Kors watch, a black Burberry puffer jacket, a blue Michael Kors wallet, a Sony PlayStation 4 and $ 500 in cash.

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The value of the stolen items is $ 1,890.

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Last Tuesday, two gunmen stole an Apple iPhone X from a man in Sulton Court.

The man was meeting the seller of an Apple iPhone 12 at a residence on this street when two gunmen approached and ripped off his iPhone X.

The man said that while fleeing from the armed thieves, they shot him.

In other reports from November 23:

  • Someone stole a gray 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer parked on Corona Drive.
  • The following items were stolen from a contractor’s pickup truck parked at the Sleep Inn, located at 3689, in the middle of the morning: a Stihl concrete saw and an 18-inch Husqvarna chainsaw.

The tools are valued at $ 1,400.

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  • A purse containing $ 400 in cash and a Motorola Z flip phone were stolen from a vehicle parked on Kim Street in Cordoba. The purse and its contents are valued at $ 1,403.
  • Someone cut a fence and stole a black horse from a woman on Ayers Road in Orangeburg.

The horse is valued at $ 4,500.

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