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Murrells Inlet man arrested for Georgetown County bank robbery

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GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

A Murrells Inlet man is behind bars after authorities say he robbed a bank in Georgetown County on Thursday. 

The Georgetown County Sheriff's office arrested 31-year-old Damon Antwon Brown shortly after 5:30 p.m. and charged him with armed robbery. 

The robbery happened shortly after 5:30 p.m. at the BB&T Bank on 4303 Old River Road. 

The sheriff's office released the following information: 

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office would like to send out a special thank you to the media and public for their immediate attention to this matter.  Due to our local media immediately posting the information on social media, we began receiving many tips from public identifying Brown which resulted in his arrest.  With the combined efforts of the public, media and our agency, we can continue to make Georgetown County a safe place to live, work, and play.

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