Officers investigating after attempted break-in at convenience store

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - City of Charleston officers are investigating after an attempted break-in Monday morning.

The incident happened at Knight's Quick Stop shortly after 3:30 a.m.

A passerby saw a masked suspect using a bolt cutter to try to get into the store, officers say.

"Hey what are you doing?" the passerby asked, according to an incident report.

"What do you think?" the suspect responded. "I'm trying to get in here."

The citizen rode his bike out of sight and called the police.

The suspect left the scene by the time officers arrived.

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