Suspect sought for robbing Walterboro bank Tuesday morning

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Walterboro investigators are searching for a man who robbed a bank and fired a gunshot into the ceiling Tuesday morning.

Officials with the Walterboro Public Safety Department say a man dressed in all black went into the First Federal Bank on Robertson Boulevard, took out a gun and demanded money.

Authorities say after the victims placed money into a backpack and handed it to the suspect, the suspect fired a single gunshot into the ceiling.

According to authorities, the suspect ran into the woods across the street.

Canine units from the Colleton County Sheriff's Office attempted to track the suspect, but was unsuccessful.

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

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