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Police arrest suspect in KFC armed robbery

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Police have arrested a 53-year-old man for robbing a Kentucky Fried Chicken Friday afternoon in North Charleston.

The North Charleston Police Department has charged Hector M. Perez with armed robbery.  

It all started on Friday around 2 pm, when officers responded to the KFC on 5890 Rivers Ave. in reference to an armed robbery.

The witness said the suspect placed his hand inside his pocket in a manner that led her to believe that he was armed then demanded the money from the cash register.

Police say the man then fled the business on foot after the robbery. Authorities say they were later able to locate the suspect who admitted to robbing the KFC. 

According to investigators, Perez did not have a weapon, but admitted that he grabbed a medicine bottle that was in his pocket and pointed in a manner that inferred he was holding a weapon.

Perez was locked up at the Charleston County Detention Center.

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