Officials searching for suspect in armed robbery, Johns Island

JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. (WCBD)- The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed robbery at Circle K on Main Road on Johns Island.

Reports say a black man wearing a grey shirt, walked inside the store and demanded money from the cashier while holding a box cutter.

The victim opened the register and the suspect grabbed about forty dollars in cash but left some inside the register.

Police say the suspect told the cashier to get on the floor before running away.

When police arrived on scene, they viewed they security footage and noticed the suspect running away towards Main Road and Old Pont Road .

Police used K9 deputies to try and track the suspect but with no luck.

The suspect is still on the run.

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