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Deputies investigate jewelry store robbery in N. Charleston

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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Investigators are trying to find out who robbed a North Charleston jewelry store on Thursday afternoon.

Dorchester County sheriff's deputies say the robbery happened at Treasure Hut on Ashley Phosphate Road just before 3 p.m. when employees say a man entered the store and began asking questions about jewelry. 

Employees said that as one of the clerks showed the man some gold chains, he snatched a 14K chain valued at $1529 and ran out of the store.

Deputies said a witness tried to chase him down but failed. 

The robber is described as a clean-shaven white male appearing to be about 25 years old, standing 5'9" and weighing 160 pounds.  Witnesses said he was wearing a dark-colored hat, a red flannel shirt over a white t-shirt, and blue jeans.

If you have any information regarding this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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