Police: Suspect arrested for armed robbery in West Ashley

Rodney Frazier (Source: Charleston County Detention Center)
Rodney Frazier (Source: Charleston County Detention Center)

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Charleston Police say a man was arrested Saturday after he robbed a department store at the 900 block of Orleans Road in West Ashley.

The Charleston Police Department responded to an armed robbery at Ross Department Store at around 9:15 p.m. Thursday.

Officers say the suspect, 48-year-old Rodney Frazier, followed the victim into an office and then into a secured office. Police say once the suspect was inside the office he forced the manager to open the safe.

Authorities say Frazier fled the scene in a vehicle with cash from the safe.

Frazier is charged with armed robbery and is being held at the Al Cannon Detention Center.

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