Man arrested in Big Lots armed robbery in West Ashley

Keeon Butler (Source: Charleston County Detention Center)
Keeon Butler (Source: Charleston County Detention Center)

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Charleston police have arrested the man they say robbed the Big Lots at gunpoint Friday morning in West Ashley.

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Police officers responded to the Big Lots on Sam Rittenberg Boulevard around 9:45 a.m. after witnesses reported that a man came into the store armed with a handgun.

No one was injured during the robbery and Butler ran away on foot out the side door.

Butler is being charged with armed robbery and possession of weapon during a commission of a violent crime. His bond amount was set at $65,000 Saturday morning.

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