Authorities investigate armed robbery at Walterboro hotel

Published: Apr. 18, 2012 at 2:48 PM EDT
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WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) - Authorities are investigating an armed robbery which happened Tuesday night at a Hampton Inn in Walterboro.

Officers with Walterboro Public Safety responded to the hotel at 1835 Sniders Highway around 10:30 p.m. to find a man and a woman at the scene.

The man and woman said a man wearing a towel over his face walked up to them and held them at gunpoint in the hotel.

The victims said they were forced back into the bathrooms of their respective rooms.

An incident report states the robber got out with about $600 in cash and a $100 purse.

If you have any information regarding this crime, call Walterboro Public Safety at (843) 549-1811.

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