Two men accused of assault by refrigerator
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013
BEECH ISLAND, S.C. (WRDW) -- Aiken County deputies need your help finding the thieves accused of trying to assault a man with a refrigerator.
It happened Tuesday on Augusta Road in Beech Island.
A man working next door from Clearwater Elementary School at a church said he heard a banging noise at a residence. He tells deputies he went to check and found men trying to load the fridge into the back of a pickup truck.
The victim questioned the suspects and the men told him they were helping someone move.
Deputies say the men tried to push the appliance on top of the victim.
The would-be thieves were able to get away in a red pickup truck headed toward Highway 421.