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Officials charge man in connection to assault at Walmart

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GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC - The man responsible for a robbery and assault in a Georgetown Walmart has been officially charged.

Georgetown County Police say Johnny Wayne Langston is charged with armed robbery. 

They say Langston struck a woman over the head in Walmart in Georgetown Sunday evening.  He then stole her purse and fled the store.  He was arrested a short time later after a brief chase.

The victim was transported to the Georgetown Memorial Hospital for examination where she still is currently.

The judge denied bond since she was unable to attend the bond hearing.

The police department say they are expecting to have more charged filed against Langston.

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