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Georgetown County Sheriff searching for armed suspect behind Pawley's Island General Store robbery

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PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC - The search is on for a suspect connected to an armed robbery at the Pawley's Island Dollar General store.

Georgetown County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery around 9:30 Sunday night at the Dollar General at 10400 Ocean Highway. The clerk told police that a  man entered the store and demanded money from the register, while forcing the clerk to the floor with what appeared to be a handgun.

One employee got out through the front door and the suspect followed and then fled south on foot. No one was hurt.

The suspect is described as a black male of average height and weight. He was wearing a long-sleeve gray hoodie, gray sweatpants, white tennis shoes and wearing a mask.

If you have any information, contact the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office at 843-546-5101. You can send an anonymous tip by dialing 274637 and texting "GCSOTIP."
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