Man jailed for West Ashley armed robbery

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Police have arrested a 20-year-old man accused of robbing another man at gunpoint in West Ashley.

The Charleston Police Department charged Cornelius Robert Jenkins with armed robbery. He was locked up at the Charleston County Detention Center.

The robbery happened on Tall Oak Avenue on June 24 at 11:45 p.m. as the victim walked to his car.

According to investigators, the victim was approached from behind by a man armed with a handgun, who robbed him of his cell phone and his wallet.

Authorities are continuing the investigation.

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