Woman says she was raped, robbed

A 41-year-old Beech Island woman told police that a man raped her and robbed her at gunpoint in Augusta early Monday.
A Richmond County sheriff's report says the woman told deputies she was walking to a convenience store about 2:30 a.m. when a man in a red Toyota Camry stopped and asked her if she needed a ride. She said the man drove her from Gloverville to a dirt road off Old Savannah Road, where he raped her and took her money.
The suspect was described as black with light skin and light blue eyes, 30 to 34 years old, 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing about 220 pounds.




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