According to a Richmond County sheriff's report, the 48-year-old man was in the 1900 block of Kissingbower Road when another man approached him asking for water about 2:45 a.m.
The victim said that the man looked into his vehicle and then punched him in the jaw. The robber took his wife's purse, which contained $2 and a tube of lipstick, and ran toward Haynie Drive.
The man was described as black, 17 to 20 years old, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighed 160 to 180 pounds. He was wearing a red T-shirt and dark blue jeans.