Police release image of Dollar General armed robber

JOHNS ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - Police have released surveillance footage of the man who held up a Dollar General store on Johns Island on Thanksgiving Day.

The Charleston Police Department says the armed robbery happened on 1752 River Road around 11 a.m. Thursday.

The suspect is described as a black male standing 6' tall and weighing about 150 pounds.  He was wearing a black hooded jacket, a blue and white baseball cap, blue jeans and appeared to be carrying a small handgun.

Investigators say that the suspect's face was partially concealed.

Police are continuing the investigation.

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