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Police arrest James Island robbery suspect

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JAMES ISLAND, SC -

Monday morning at 2:30 a.m. police responded to the Kangaroo Convenience Store on Folly Road in James Island for a reported armed robbery.

When officers arrived the clerk told police that the suspect entered the store wearing a hoodie.  The suspect lifted the bottom of the hoodie showing a gun.  The suspect told the clerk "register, open it let's go".

The suspect removed the cash from the register and fled away from Folly Road.  At approximately 3:33 a.m. Charleston City Police Officers stopped top help out with a disabled 1998 Ford Windstar van on the Stono River Bridge. The subject operating the van matched the description of the subject who had robbed the Kangaroo an hour earlier. The subject was wearing clothing that matched clothing in the robbery surveillance video as well as matching physical characteristics of the robber. Cash was located in the front seat of the van seat and the subject appeared to be extremely nervous and sweating.

Chase Hill was positively identified as the subject in the armed robbery and was taken into custody and charged with armed robbery. Hill was lodged at the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center pending a bond hearing.

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