SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – The Summerville Police Department (SPD) is investigating a Thursday evening armed robbery in Summerville.
The incident happened at 10150 Dorchester Road. The target initially appeared to be a nail salon, but SPD later said that the victim was a mail carrier that was near the nail salon.
No one was injured in the robbery.
Old Trolley Road was blocked to Travelers Boulevard and a perimeter is set up in the area as of for hours.
Several agencies responded.
Law enforcement said the suspect is an armed Black man in a ski mask and black hat.
He was reportedly seen running down Old Trolley Road after the robbery.
The man had not been located and officers cleared the scene shortly before 8:30 p.m.
Anyone with information should contact SPD at (843) 875-1650
Editor’s note: This story is breaking and will be updated.