Victim held at gunpoint at ATM

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston Police say a local business employee was robbed at gunpoint Sunday night while making a deposit at an area bank.

According to authorities, the robbery happened around 7:45 p.m. at the Wachovia on Orleans Road.

Police say that a black male approached the victim while making a nighttime deposit. The victim described the suspect as being in his mid-20's and wearing all black. The victim said he was armed with a handgun.

According to the incident report, the suspect shot at the victim as she tried to flee the scene in her car. The bullet hit her car, shattering a window. Crime scene investigators at the scene found a shell casing from a .45-caliber handgun.

The victim was not hurt in this incident and police have not made any arrests.

If you have any information about this robbery please call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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