WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Investigators with the Charleston Police Department are searching for a suspect who robbed a department store in West Ashley.
At 1:55 p.m. on Tuesday, officers responded to the TJ Maxx on 1812 Same Rittenberg Blvd. in reference to an armed robbery.
Store employees said a male subject stole several pieces of merchandise. According to witnesses, the suspect was with two other people, a male and female subject.
A store employee told police that when he attempted to stop the suspect from leaving, the suspect took out a knife.
The suspect and the two other subjects then left the scene.
Investigators believe the suspect was in a black Nissan and headed towards downtown Charleston.