North Charleston Police investigating early morning gas station robbery

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - North Charleston Police responded to a reported armed robbery early Tuesday morning.

Authorities say a call came from a Circle K on the 2200 block of Ashley Phosphate Road around 2 a.m.

An employee told authorities a man went into the store wearing a camouflage paintball mask, showed a firearm and demanded money.

Police say the security footage shows the suspect wearing a white undershirt and presenting a black handgun with an orange slide.

After receiving all the money from the register, he fled the scene on foot, police said.

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