BEECH ISLAND — The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery that was reported on Saturday at a Beech Island hotel.


The victim, a 28-year-old woman, said she was in a room with the subject, a 29-year-old man, when the incident took place.


According to the victim, the subject was sitting on the bed next to her using cocaine while watching television. She said the subject then stood up and told her, “Give me some money.”


When the victim refused, the man allegedly pulled a pistol and pressed it to her head. He fled the scene after taking the woman’s purse.