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Suspect Arrested After Woman Attacked Outside Anderson Bi-Lo

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Mugshot: Clifton Staley (Anderson Co. Detention Center) Mugshot: Clifton Staley (Anderson Co. Detention Center)
ANDERSON, SC -

A man has been arrested after an assault outside of a Bi-Lo grocery store in Anderson County Saturday night.

Clifton Bernard Staley, 52, of Anderson, was arrested and charged with robbery by the use of force.

Lieutenant Sheila Cole of the Anderson County Sheriff's Office stated that Staley used force to take a woman's purse as she exited the Bi-Lo at 2901 South Main Street. According to Cole, a K-9 unit responded to search for the suspect, identified as Staley, and found him in a wooded area behind the store. Staley was taken into custody and transported to the Anderson County Detention Center where he is currently being held.

The unidentified victim was taken to AnMed Health Medical center for treatment of minor injuries. Further charges are likely, Cole stated.  

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