Woman robbed after tire goes flat in downtown Augusta

A woman was robbed after she pulled over because her tire went flat, police said.

Britany Pham, 20, told officers when she pulled over in the 2000 block of Broad Street just after midnight Sunday, a white vehicle pulled in behind her. Two men got out, stole her cellphone and keys, beat her and pulled her hair, according to a Richmond County sheriff’s report.

She said she got away from them and walked to Arsenal Avenue.



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