Charleston police searching for suspect after W. Ashley armed robbery

Charleston police searching for suspect after W. Ashley armed robbery
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WEST ASHLEY SC (WCSC) - Charleston police officers are on the lookout for a suspect following an armed robbery in West Ashley Wednesday morning.

At 10:27 a.m., officers responded to Approved Cash Advance on 1669 Savannah Highway in reference to an armed robbery.

An employee said the suspect entered the store, pointed a gun at her and demanded money.

After the robbery, police say the suspect fled on foot traveling north through the shopping plaza.

Police established a perimeter around the area and searched for the suspect.

No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information is asked to call Consolidated Dispatch at 843-743-7200 and ask for the on-duty CPD detective or Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

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