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3 men sought for robbing man drinking beer on Huger St.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

CHARLESTON, SC - Charleston police are looking for three men they say robbed a man while he was drinking a beer early Tuesday morning.

According to a Charleston Police Department incident report, the victim was drinking a beer on some steps on Huger Street around 6:48 a.m. when two unknown men and 44-year-old Stephen Douglas Hawkins came up and robbed him.

The victim told police that the two unknown men held him down while Hawkins grabbed him by the neck and took $20 from his right front pocket.

The two suspects are described as black males who appear to be in their late 30's or early 40's standing about 5'8" and weighing around 150 to 175 pounds. Police say Hawkins is known to frequent the area of King and Huger streets during the early-morning hours.

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