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      Woman robbed at gunpoint during Black Friday shopping

      A woman reported being robbed at gunpoint just before she walked into a retail store in the early hours of Black Friday in Myrtle Beach.

      The victim told Myrtle Beach police around 1 a.m. she parked her vehicle near the Men's Warehouse on Oak Forest Lane to go into Best Buy.

      While getting out of her car, a man walked up behind her, presented a handgun and ordered her back into the car, the victim said.

      The suspect then got into the back seat and demanded cash and the victim's cell phone, said police.

      According to the report, the suspect took $200 cash from the victim.

      The victim told police she informed the suspect her children would be returning to the car soon and the suspect got out of the car and ran away.

      The victim described the suspect as clean shaven, in his late 20`s to early 30`s, approximately 5`9, 150 pounds, wearing a toboggan and a dark shirt.

      If you have any information about this crime, call Myrtle Beach police at (843) 918-1382.