Georgetown Co. deputies search for armed robbers

MURRELLS INLET, SC (WMBF) - Georgetown County Deputies are searching for a suspect they say robbed a Kangaroo gas station in Murrells Inlet early Tuesday morning.

The sheriff's office says the suspect was armed with a pistol when he robbed the store just before 7 a.m. on Highway 17 Bypass, near Highway 707.

The robber made off with an undisclosed amount of cash and is described as a white male who fled the scene in a dark Suburban SUV style vehicle.

The suspect was not wearing a mask at the time of the robbery, according to deputies.

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