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Attempted armed robbery, teen suspect at large

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

North Charleston Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery where they say the alleged victims were shot at by a teenager.

It happened Tuesday around 7:45pm along Verde Ave. near Horizon Village.

No one was injured.

According to police, the suspect, described as either 14 or 15 years old, separated from another group of males, approached the victims and told them to empty their pockets.

Police say when the victims refused to do that, the suspect allegedly hit one of them in the neck, and began to fire the gun toward the ground.

Police say that's when the victims fled and the suspect began shooting at them.

Police have not been able to locate the suspect.

If you have any information call Crimestoppers at 544-1111.

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