Cops: Woman held at gunpoint inside travel agency

WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) - Authorities are investigating an armed robbery at a travel agency which happened in broad daylight in Walterboro on Wednesday.

Walterboro Public Safety officers responded to the Neland Travel Agency at 674 Sniders Highway at 1 p.m. after receiving reports of an armed robbery.  Upon arrival, a female vicitm told officers a man walked in and pointed a handgun at her as he demanded her purse.

The victim said he then forced her into the bathroom at gunpoint before runing out of the business with her purse.  Incident reports indicate the robber made off with about $200 in cash.

No description was provided of the suspect.  If you have any information regarding this crime, call Walterboro Public Safety at (843) 549-1811.

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