Winston-Salem man robbed after giving another man a ride

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man was robbed Monday afternoon after giving someone a ride.

Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at 4:40 p.m. on the 3400 block of Lambeth Street.

The victim told police he’d given a man a ride, but then the man pulled out a gun.

That’s when the suspect struck the driver on the head and took an unknown amount of money.

The victim was taken to Forsyth Hospital in Winston-Salem for treatment to minor injuries.

According to a press release, the suspect was wearing a long-sleeve burgundy shirt and a black vest.