Swamp Rabbit Trail Robbery Arrest

Suspect in Custody

Matthew Causey
December 05, 2019 - 4:12 pm
Swamp Rabbit Trail

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A man is now in custody and charged for the armed robbery and attempted sexual assault of a woman on the Swamp Rabbit Trail that occured on the afternoon of November 25.

The incident happened just after 2:30 p.m. on November 25.

While running alone on the Swamp Rabbit Trail, a 49 year-old woman was attacked from behind by an unkown man.

The suspect pulled at her clothing and hit her head with a handgun then took her belongings and ran.

Officers conducting an investigation, viewing nearby video footage, interviewing witnesses, and increasing patrols in the area.

Police eventually found a man matching the description given by the victim, and officers searched his home.

In the search, officers found clothing and a firearm they believed may have been used during the robbery.

29 year-old Ronald Dean McKinney was arrested and is being held in the Greenville County Detention Center.

He is charged with Armed Robbery, Assault with Intent to Commit Criminal Sexual Conduct - First Degree and Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime.

Ronald McKinney


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