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Report: Suspect wore clown mask in weekend hotel robbery

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Police are investigating after a man wearing a clown mask robbed a North Charleston hotel over the weekend.

According to an incident report, the robbery occurred at Red Roof Inn on Northwoods Blvd. Saturday around 3:10 a.m.

Police say a man wearing a clown mask and a light blue hoodie approached the front desk and told an employee to hand over all the money in the drawer. The employee told police the suspect kept a hand inside his hoodie as if pretending to point a gun.

After getting the money, the suspect reportedly left the hotel in a black Jeep. A security guard attempted to follow the suspect down Ashley Phosphate Road, but lost sight of the vehicle.

If you have any information on this incident, call Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

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