Authorities investigating armed robbery in Walterboro

Authorities investigating armed robbery in Walterboro

WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) - Authorities with the Walterboro Police Department are investigating an armed robbery that took place earlier this week.

On April 25 around 9:45 p.m., officers from the Walterboro Police Department responded to the Dollar General at 779 Robertson Blvd, in reference to an armed robbery that had just taken place.

After arriving, officers met with the clerk who said that two unknown black males, both wearing face masks, entered the business armed with an assault rifle and a handgun.

The suspects then demanded money from the clerks. The clerk said that the suspects took an undetermined amount of cash from the register and safe before fleeing the scene on foot.

Officers on-scene requested a K-9 officer, which responded and was able to track the suspect to a nearby parking lot before the scent was lost.

This incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with any information regarding the above incident is urged to contact the Walterboro Police Department at 843-549-1811.

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