Sketch released of West Ashley armed robbery suspect

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Charleston police need your help identifying a man wanted for an attempted armed robbery in West Ashley.

Authorities released a sketch of a suspect who attempted to rob a victim at 1940 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. on the night of Jan. 3.

Police say the suspect pulled out a kitchen knife and demanded all the victim's belongings.

Investigators describe the suspect as a black male with a dark complexion,  between 6-foot and 6'2", 140 to 150 pounds and having a scruffy beard with a notable scar under his eye. The suspect was last seen wearing black Air Force One shoes and a dark colored hoodie with a red shirt underneath.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111 or Detective R. Kennedy at (843) 720-3036 or email

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