Report: Man attempts to rob woman while armed at Carolina Forest ATM

Report: Man attempts to rob woman while armed at Carolina Forest ATM
Source: Raycom Media

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Police continue to investigate after a man reportedly pointed something that was in the shape of a gun and run toward a woman parked who was parked at a Carolina Forest ATM.

According to a report from the Horry County Police Department, officers met with the victim at the Bojangles’ location on Renee Drive around 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

The woman said the attempted armed robbery happened at the Carolina Trust freestanding ATM, located at 269 Carolina Forest Blvd.

According to the report, the victim saw a dark Sedan across the parking lot. The vehicle pulled quickly toward her and a man between 30 and 40 years old pointed something toward her that was under his sleeve and in the shape of a gun, police said.

“She said she saw him in a dark colored Sedan, unsure what make or model, then run quickly towards her but ran away after she recognized him,” the report stated.

The suspect is described as a white male standing 5-foot-9 and weighing around 170 pounds. He reportedly had a goatee, light blue eyes and a pointy nose, and was wearing a dark hoodie and jeans, according to police.

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