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Recent string of robberies continues after Kangaroo Express is held up

Police officers investigate the crime scene. Police officers investigate the crime scene.
The Kangaroo Express scene here was robbed early Wednesday morning. The Kangaroo Express scene here was robbed early Wednesday morning.

A Kangaroo Express in West Ashley is the latest store hit in a string of recent armed robberies. The robbery happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday on Ashley River Road.

Charleston Police say a man came in the store with a gun, demanded money from the clerk and took off running out of the store. The suspect is still on the loose. No one was hurt in the incident.

The suspect is described as a black male, 6'2" with a thin build, black t-shirt and black pants.

Since Mid-may, there have been more than a dozen robberies in the Charleston area.

Detectives in this case haven't determined if this armed robbery is related to any other armed robbery.

If you have information that could help police, call Crime Stoppers at 554-111.


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