MT. PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - Mt. Pleasant police are investigating an armed robbery that happened early Tuesday morning. Officers say a man held up the Scotchman Store on Johnnie Dodds Boulevard around 12:45 a.m.
The clerk told police the man came to the counter with two drinks, pulled a silver handgun from his sweatshirt pocket and asked for the money in the drawer.
The clerk pulled the entire cash drawer out and placed it on the counter. The suspect then took all of the cash out of the drawer, stuffed the money along with his handgun into his pocket, and grabbed the two drinks before running out of the business taking a route to the left.
The suspect is described as a black male, 5'9" who was wearing a brown or dark colored sweatshirt. No one was hurt in the incident. If you have any information that could help police, call CrimeStoppers at 554-1111.