John's Island gas station robbed at gunpoint

JOHN'S ISLAND, SC (WCSC) – The Charleston County Sheriff Office is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Thursday night at the Kangaroo Gas station.

Authorities say it happened on the corner of River Road and Main Road at around 9:15p.m.

Deputies say a man entered the store armed with a shotgun and demanded money.

The suspect was seen dressed in a heavy dark colored jacket, black hat, and a brown mask covering his face. He is described as 5'7 and between 180 to 190 pounds.

Authorities say the suspect was last seen on foot walking away from the store going towards Old Pond Road on John Island. There were no injuries and there was an undetermined amount of money taken.

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

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