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Suspect sought for armed robbery at West Ashley bank

Police arrive at the NBSC bank in West Ashley. Police arrive at the NBSC bank in West Ashley.
Authorities begin to investigate the crime scene. Authorities begin to investigate the crime scene.

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Charleston Police are on the lookout for a man that robbed a West Ashley bank Tuesday afternoon.

The Charleston Police Department says that around 2:30 p.m. a male armed with a handgun robbed the NBSC bank at 1870 Sam Rittenberg Blvd.

Police describe the suspect as a black male, between 5'8" and 5'9" tall, with dread locks to his waist and wearing a dark coat.

If you have any information you are asked to call police.

Ashley River Creative Arts School was placed on lock down as a precaution.

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