Authorities search for man in armed robbery incident

wcbd-strong-arm-robbery-downtown-charlestonCHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) — The Charleston Police Department is investigating following an armed robbery in downtown Charleston.

Authorities say on Sunday, September 4 at approximately 9:30 p.m., a strong arm robbery took place near the intersection of Smith and Cannon Streets.

The suspect is described as an African-American male, approximately 30-40 years of age, standing at approximately 5’09, weighing between 140-170 pounds, with a thin build.

We’re told he was last seen wearing a black long sleeve shirt and dark colored jeans.

The suspect is known to have a “raspy” voice and the victim also indicated that he had a slightly thin/sunken face, according to a news release.

If you have any information, contact the Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch at 843-743-7200 and ask for the on duty Central Detective or call Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

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