Georgetown deputies search for information on armed robbery

From the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WBTW)- The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for information about an armed robbery.

Deputies say the robbery happened Wednesday morning around 3:15, at the Dollar General on North Fraser Street in the Choppee Community.

AR Dollar General Suspect1According to deputies, the suspect entered the store, showed a handgun, and demanded money from the employee. The suspect then left the store and ran into the woods with the money.

There were no injuries.

The suspect is described as a man 30 to 40 years old, approximately 5’09”, with a heavy build and a beard. He was wearing a camouflage hooded sweatshirt with a grey hooded sweatshirt underneath, dark pants, white tennis shoes,
and white glasses with beads.

Anyone who has any information on the identity of the suspect or any information about the armed robbery is asked to contact the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office at (843) 546-5101. Anonymous tips can also be sent by using Text-A-Tip. Just dial 274637 from any text enabled cell phone, and text the word “GCSOTIP” followed by your message.

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