West Ashley gas station robbed at gunpoint

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - A West Ashley gas station was held up Wednesday as an employee tried to open the store at 5 a.m.

Charleston police say the Sunoco gas station on Ashley River Road was robbed at gunpoint around 5 a.m. The employee told police that she was opening the store when an unknown male robbed her.

The suspect is described as a black male, wearing a black hoodie and black pants.

Police haven't determined if this armed robbery is related to any other armed robbery.

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