Photos released of Georgetown Dollar General robber

Georgetown deputies say this man showed a gun and robbed the Dollar General clerk. (Image Source: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office)

GEORGETOWN, SC (WBTW) – Georgetown deputies arrested a man for the robbery of a Dollar General store Monday morning.

A press release from the Georgetown County Sheriff’s office says around 6:20 Monday night, Georgetown County deputies arrested John Nathan Linen, II. Authorities charged the 35 year old with armed robbery, kidnapping and possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a violent crime. He’s in jail, awaiting a bond hearing.

Authorities say deputies were called to the Dollar General store, located at 8003 N Fraser St in Georgetown, around 8:55 a.m. Monday. Witnesses told deputies that a man came into the store, pulled a handgun and demanded cash from the clerk.

Deputies say witnesses were unsure if the man ran away on foot or left in a vehicle. It’s also unknown which way the robber ran after the crime, according to the report.

Anyone with information related to the case is asked to call the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office at 843-546-5102.