Suspect identified in Home Depot armed robbery

The Charleston Police Department is on the lookout for a 34-year-old man accused of an armed robbery at a West Ashley Home Depot.

Authorities are searching for Lawrence Shrewsbury in connection to the Wednesday morning robbery.

According to investigators, the suspect entered the store located on 2008 Magwood Road and took two tool kits. Police say the suspect then took out a lock blade knife and swung it at an employee that was trying to stop him from leaving.

Investigators say that the suspect left the area in a white Honda Civic with South Carolina tags 1448EV.

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

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