Deputies search for Walgreens robbery suspect

Charleston Police say a man with a knife tried to steal two containers of laundry detergent from a pharmacy.
Charleston Police say a man with a knife tried to steal two containers of laundry detergent from a pharmacy.

JOHNS ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - Charleston County Sheriff's deputies are looking for the man they say robbed a John's Island Walgreens over the weekend.

Deputies say the robbery happened around 8 p.m. Sunday. According to investigators, the man entered the store and handed over a note that demanded money.

No weapon was displayed during the robbery.

Deputies say the suspect left the store and headed down Old Charleston Highway.

The suspect was described as a white male standing 6'1" tall and weighting about 240 pounds.  Witnessses said he was wearing a blue t-shirt with "Security" written on it, a baseball cap and sunglasses.

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