Wigged man with machete robs North Charleston store

Wigged man with machete robs North Charleston store
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NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - Officers are investigating an early-morning robbery involving a machete and a suspect with a brown and blonde wig.

The incident happened at the Sunshine Food store on the 1200 block of Remount Road.

Officers responded shortly before 6 a.m. Monday.

A clerk told officers the suspect entered the store, placed a machete on the counter and demanded money. The worker opened the register and the suspect took the money and ran, officers say.

Police say the suspect is a black male standing at 5'8" and weighing around 180 lbs. He had a goatee and was wearing a blue ball cap over a brown and blonde wig, a blue sweatshirt, an orange traffic safety vest and white shoes with no laces.

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