Grovetown man says he was beaten during Augusta carjacking

A Grovetown man, who said he stopped Thursday to give directions to a woman and three men on an Augusta street, told police he was Tasered, beaten and robbed of cash, items and his car.

According to a Richmond County sheriff’s report, the incident happened in the 2100 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard about 3:30 a.m.

The victim said the four suspects fled in his car after robbing him of about $500. In the car was a cell phone, a Dell laptop and a flat screen TV, according to the report. The man, 36, suffered a few minor scratches to his head, but refused treatment.

The victim’s 2002 Ford Explorer was found abandoned on Old Savannah Road, about a mile away from where the carjacking occurred, according to a sheriff’s report.

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