Williamsburg County deputies arrest man for grocery store robbery

Wiliamsburg County deputies say 21-year-old Marquis Washington robbed a store near Hemingway in December and was arrested this week.

KINGSTREE (WBTW) — On Monday, Williamsburg County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Hemingway man they say robbed a convenience store in December.

Deputies arrested 21-year-old Marquis Washington and he is charged with armed robbery.

Investigators think Washington went into the South Side Grocery on S.C. Highway 41/51 on December 15, robbed the store with a gun, fired at least one shot, and then ran away.

He is still in jail and awaiting a bond hearing.


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