Three Oklahoma men were beaten and robbed of cell phones, wallets and cash outside a North Charleston motel Wednesday night, according to a police incident report.
About 9:50 p.m., police were called to Value Place motel at 7477 Northside Drive for a reported armed robbery. The victims said they were hanging around in the rear of the motel when they were approached by two men, one armed with a handgun. The gunman pistol-whipped the victims and took their wallets, phones and money and ran into a nearby woods, the report said.
The suspects were described as black males, 18 to 21 years old. One was 6 feet 1 inch tall, 135 pounds. The other was 5 feet 8 inches tall, 145 pounds. They were wearing black shirts and dark shorts. One man had one short twist in his hair.
Anyone with information about the robbery should call police at 554-5700 or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.