Charleston police release video of liquor store robbery

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Charleston Police released surveillance video Wednesday of a man breaking into a West Ashley liquor store and stealing a gun kept near the store's cash register.

According to police, the man entered the Harbor Spirits Liquor Store through the back door just minutes before midnight Tuesday. He cracked open the door with a crowbar, police said.

Cameras recorded the suspect, described as a black male wearing all black, heading straight for the cash register and pulling open a drawer that housed the store owner's black Baretta Cougar 8040, a .40-caliber handgun.

When the store owner arrived Tuesday morning, he found the back door open and called police.

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