Police investigating attempted armed robbery at hotel

KINGSTREE, SC (WCSC) - Kingstree police say locked doors prevented an armed man from robbing a neighborhood business.

Investigators say the man tried to enter the lobby of the Signature Hotel on Highway 52 around 10 p.m. on Tuesday.

A clerk called 911 when the suspect showed a gun as he tried to open the doors. Police say the masked man ran away when he couldn't get in.

No shots were fired. Police are continuing the investigation.

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