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Police searching for Christmas Eve Citadel Mall hold-up suspect

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Possible suspect in the bathroom robbery. Source: CPD Possible suspect in the bathroom robbery. Source: CPD
A sketch of the suspect. (Source: CPD) A sketch of the suspect. (Source: CPD)
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

The Charleston Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a suspect who robbed a man at gunpoint in a bathroom at the Citadel Mall on Christmas Eve.

Police say the suspect approached the victim in a bathroom stall at the mall around 4:19 p.m. on Monday, December 24 and demanded money while pointing a gun at him. The incident occurred in the restroom near Palmetto Moon.

The victim gave the suspect the wallet. The suspect then walked out of the bathroom.

Authorities describe the suspect as a black male, between 5'6" and 5'7", 160 pounds, between 25 and 30 years of age and having bad teeth. The suspect had a "high and tight" hair style and a small amount of scruffy facial hair.

Additionally, police have released a sketch of the suspect.

If you have any information you are asked to call police or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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