Police are investigating an assault and armed robbery near the University of South Carolina late Saturday.
Two men took an iPod from the victim in the 300 block of South Main Street near the Swearingen Engineering Building after displaying a weapon and hitting the victim in the head about 10:30 p.m., police said. The victim was not injured, police said. It was not known if the victim is a student.
It’s the latest in a series of recent robberies on and near the campus.