Armed robbery in convenience store parking lot

Myrtle Beach, SC - By Rob Blomquist - email

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A man was robbed at gunpoint late Monday night, according to a Myrtle Beach Police report filed Tuesday.

The robbery happened in the parking lot of the Kangaroo convenience store at 1405 US-501. According to the report, the victim told police that the robber brandished a small black handgun and asked him for his money. The victim then removed cash from his pocket and gave it to the armed assailant, who then ran towards Racepath Street.

The victim told police he did not report the robbery immediately because he was afraid.

The robber is described as a black man in his 30s, standing approximately 6'0" and 200 pounds, wearing a white shirt and blue jeans with a mustache and goatee.

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