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Charleston police investigating early morning armed robbery

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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

City of Charleston police are investigating an early morning armed robbery.

The robbery occurred on Saturday at approximately 12:50 a.m. in the area of East Bay Street and Elliott Street.

Two females were walking south on East Bay Street when they were approached by two men. One man was armed with a handgun, police say,

The man with the handgun pointed it at one of the females, and took her belongings, they say.

The two men were later joined by another man as they ran from the scene.

The females describes the suspects as being approximately 18 to 22-years-old.

Anyone with information can call (843) 743-7200 and ask for the on duty CPD Detective or Crime Stoppers at (843) 554-1111.

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