Officers respond to armed robbery at Mount Pleasant gas station

Officers respond to armed robbery at Mount Pleasant gas station
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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - Officers responded to an armed robbery at a gas station in Mount Pleasant early Wednesday morning.

According to an incident report, a man in black clothing entered a Circle K on the 1190 block of Mathis Ferry Road before 3 a.m. and demanded money with his hand under his shirt as if he was holding a weapon.

A clerk gave him an unknown amount of cash and the man fled toward the woods near the gas station.

According to the agency, the Circle K was also robbed on Thursday, May 12, when a suspect demanded cash and cigarettes and threatened to shoot a clerk.

Officials say the case is still active.

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