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Police release sketch of downtown Charleston attempted robbery suspect

Sketch. (Photo Source: CPD) Sketch. (Photo Source: CPD)

The Charleston Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying a suspect in an attempted armed robbery. 

The victim told officers she was leaving the parking lot of 66 Gadsden Street in downtown Charleston when she was shoved from behind by a male suspect. The incident happened on Nov. 28 at 3:00 p.m.

"She fell to the ground and the suspect began assaulting her while trying to take a backpack she was wearing," a representative said. "She kneed the suspect in the groin and he fled the area on foot."

The representative described the suspect as a white male in his 30’s with a husky build and shaggy brown hair. 

According to the report, the suspect was wearing a black beanie cap and a red hooded sweatshirt with white letters on it. 

Anyone with information can call Consolidated Dispatch at 843-743-7200 and ask for on call CPD detective or Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111. 

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