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NCPD asking assistance in locating armed robbery suspect

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NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) -

Authorities with the North Charleston Police Department are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a subject related to an armed robbery. 

Officers responded to a report on an armed robbery at 8120 Rivers Avenue on May 2 around 6:50 a.m. 

Witnesses told authorities that the suspect came into the store and purchased a drink, walked out, then came back in with a gun and demanded money and lottery tickets. 

The clerk gave the suspect around $150.00 and forty-six $10 scratch-offs.

After ordering the clerk to the ground the suspect fled the scene. 

Authorities say the suspect is a skinny black male around 5'5" tall with long dreadlocks and facial hear. He was wearing a dark blue shirt, jeans, and Timberland boots. 

Anyone with information should contact the NCPD at 843-554-5700 or Detective Bailey at 843-740-2859.

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