Man robbed at West Ashley ATM; suspect arrested

Robert Austin Lohr, 24, of James Island

WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCBD) — The Charleston Police arrested the man who they say robbed someone at a West Ashley ATM, Sunday morning.

Robert Austin Lohr, 24, of James Island is charged with armed robbery and possession of a knife during the commission of a violent crime.

Authorities say at about 3:30 a.m. on February 11, the victim was withdrawing money from the ATM at South State Bank at 855 Savannah Highway. “That’s when a man armed with a knife grabbed the victim from behind and took his cash and wallet,” according to police spokesman Charles Francis.

The victim wasn’t injured.

Lohr is currently being held at the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center.

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