Georgetown PD arrests suspect who identified herself as an officer before robbing woman

Georgetown County News

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities are investigating a strong-armed robbery that happened Sunday evening in Georgetown.

Officers with the Georgetown Police Department say they responded to the T.D. Bank parking lot off Front Street around 7:00 p.m. after receiving reports of a robbery that had just occurred.

According to the agency, the suspect identified herself as a law enforcement officer to a female victim and asked for her driver’s license.

They say the suspect then reached into the woman’s vehicle and demanded money; the suspect took $80.00 from the victim’s wallet before leaving the scene.

On Monday evening, Georgetown PD announced the arrest of Jacqueline Monique Leycock on charges of strong armed robbery and impersonation of a law enforcement officer.

Leycock had been arrested Sunday evening on unrelated charges.

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with information about the arrest and identity of the suspect.

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