COLUMBIA, SC — A cab driver said he was beaten and robbed by two customers early Tuesday morning.
The man said he picked up two men at the Wash World on Broad River Road around 3 a.m. and took them to the Willow Creek Apartments, in the 3200 block of Fernandina Road.
Richland County Sheriff's deputies said the driver reported the men beat the driver with their hands and a handgun until he gave them an undisclosed amount of cash.
The suspects fled on foot.
The driver described them as wearing all black clothing with black skull caps. The victim sustained "minor injuries" and was treated by paramedics at the scene, the sheriff's department said.