Deputies: man arrested after robbing a Lowcountry gas station twice on the same day

Deputies: man arrested after robbing a Lowcountry gas station twice on the same day
Micheal Anthony Smith (Source: Al Cannon Detention Center)

LADSON, SC (WCSC) - A man is arrested after robbing a Lowcountry gas station twice on the same day , Charleston deputies say.

Michael Anthony Smith, 53, is charged with two counts of strong armed robbery.

Deputies say, Smith was involved in a scuffle with clerks and attempted to grab cash from the register at the Sunoco gas station at 9488 Highway 78 in Ladson.

The armed robbery happened on Feb. 16 around 3:30 p.m., the police report states.

Smith was also involved in another strong armed robbery earlier that day at the same gas station, investigators say.

After the robbery incident, deputies noticed a red Ford truck in the 10000 block of Highway 78 and identified the driver as Smith, according to the police report.

Smith is held on bond for $10,000.

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