Video shows customers, employee caught in middle of armed robbery

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities released surveillance video of a 15-year-old boy who robbed a convenience store and was chased down the street by an employee.

The video shows an armed robbery at the Kangaroo Express on Dorchester Road and Appian Way on Feb. 21.

At one point in the video, the teen points the gun, which turned out to be a BB gun, towards customers and ordered them to move to the back of the store.

When Dorchester County Sheriff deputies arrived they found an employee chasing the suspect down the street.

Deputies say they were able to take the teen into custody who told them the BB gun was in a bag on the ground.

They recovered $307 in cash from the robbery. The teen is charged with armed robbery.

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