Deputies: Man beaten after attempting to break up couple's fight - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina

Deputies: Man beaten after attempting to break up couple's fight

(Source: Richland County Sheriff's Department) (Source: Richland County Sheriff's Department)
(Source: Richland County Sheriff's Department) (Source: Richland County Sheriff's Department)
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

A man attempting to break up an argument between a couple on Broad River Road ended up being a victim himself, according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department.

Investigators said the victim was noticed a man and a woman arguing outside a Tripp's Cleaners and tried to break it up. That's when officials say the man pushed the victim to the ground and punched him several times. 

The suspect, who was wearing a blue hoodie, was captured on surveillance footage and fled in a four-door car. 

If you have any information about this incident, you are urged to contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways: Call 1-888-CRIME SC (888-274-6372), Text TIPSC plus your tip info to CRIMES (274637), visit www.midlandscrimestoppers.com and email a tip. Your identity will be kept anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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