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Woman beaten, robbed during home invasion

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RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) – A Richland County woman was beaten on the head with a weapon and robbed overnight in a home invasion, according to investigators.

A spokesperson with the sheriff's department says three masked men forced their way in to a home on New Way Road near Alpine Road and I-20 shortly before 4:00 Friday morning. Once in the home, the suspects held the victim at gunpoint while demanding money, according to investigators.

The suspects, described as three black males wearing masks and hooded sweatshirts, got away with a computer, shoes, a gaming system, cash and a handgun, according to the sheriff's department. Before they left, one of the suspects hit the victim in the head with a weapon. She is expected to be okay.

Two of the suspects were wearing black hooded sweatshirts while the 3rd suspect was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt. They all had on black pants and masks, according to investigators.

If you have any information about this incident, you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIMESC.

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