Mom, daughter selling Girl Scout cookies robbed

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ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) - A mother and her daughter have been robbed as they sold Girl Scout cookies outside a Wal-Mart store in northwestern South Carolina.

Girl Scouts spokeswoman Karen Kelly said the robbery happened about 2:15 p.m. Sunday.

The woman told Anderson County sheriff's deputies the thief asked for change for the vending machine and then went back and forth to a Jeep, checking to see what cookies the driver wanted and what cookies were available.

The woman then paid $4 for a box of cookies and grabbed the money box. The seller tried to get the box from the woman and was kicked several times. Kelly said the woman dropped the cookies but left with the money.

The victim's daughter was not hurt.

It was not known how much money was taken.

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