NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - North Charleston police are investigating an incident at the Masters Inn on Rivers Avenue early Friday morning.
Officers responded to the Masters Inn in reference to an armed robbery of a person around 2:35 a.m.
According to the victims, they checked into the motel and then they were approached by a black male suspect who offered to help them carry their bags to their room. At that time he asked for 50 cents for his labor and one of the victims gave him a $1.
When the victim allegedly walked back out to her car, the suspect grabbed her and brandished a box cutter and demanded all of her money. She took $65 out of her pocket and gave it to him.
Thirty minutes prior to the incident, officers responded to the Masters Inn in reference to a disturbance involving both victims and a black male, but all three said they were fine.
Officers are investigating the case for validity.
Officers were seen knocking on doors during the investigation.