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Investigators searching for Williamsburg Co. armed robbery suspect

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WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

The Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office is on the lookout for a suspect who robbed a man at gunpoint. 

At 12:23 on Monday, deputies responded to an armed robbery on Wienwood Drive in  Hemingway. 

According to investigators, a 23-year-old man called 911 in reference to a robbery.

"Based on information at the scene, the suspect was a black male with shoulder length dreads to include a long beard," WCSO officials said. 

A report states the suspect pulled up beside the victim as he was walking, and exited a black in color Ford Crown Victoria vehicle. 

"The suspect held a handgun to the victim’s head, and threatened to kill him if he did not turn over the money," WCSO officials said. 

The Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for any information concerning this incident to please call 843-355-6381 ext. 4537 tipsters can remain anonymous. 

The sheriff's office is continuing the investigation. 

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