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NCPD investigating armed robbery at business on Rivers Avenue

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NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) -

Officials with the North Charleston Police Department are investigating an armed robbery on Rivers Avenue Saturday night.

Officers were dispatched shortly before 8:00 p.m. to the USA-Mex Connection at 5646 Rivers Avenue in reference to an armed robbery.

The victim told police that a Hispanic male walked in wearing a black hoodie and grey sweat pants carrying a black book bag. 

Officials say the suspect walked in with a silver handgun and began demanding money from the victim who was working at the time. 

The suspect then put the money inside a container and left the area in what the victim believes to be a white pickup, according to officials.

The incident remains under investigation.

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