Suspect in Walterboro gas station robbery arrested

Suspect in Walterboro gas station robbery arrested

WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) - A man suspected in a robbery at a Circle Express in Walterboro has been been arrested, according to the Colleton County Sheriff's Office.

Tyrone Benjamin has been charged in the Nov. 22 Strong Armed Robbery of Circle C Express, located at 11089 Augusta Hwy in Walterboro.

He is also being charged in the armed robbery of The Loop gas station on  North Jefferies Hwy the following day.

According to the news release, an exhaustive investigation identified Benjamin as the individual committing both robberies.

He was found at the Country Hearth Hotel in St. George on Wednesday and taken into custody by St. George Police.

Benjamin has outstanding warrants for Lee County and Sumter counties.

Additional charges are pending, according to the news release.

Benjamin is being held at the Colleton County Detention Center.

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