ATM customer robbed at gunpoint

Myrtle Beach, SC - By Rob Blomquist - email

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Myrtle Beach Police are investigating the reported robbery of a man at a Carolina First ATM, according to a police report.

The victim told police he was picking up some cash on his way home late Saturday night, early Sunday morning, at a Carolina First ATM at 2003 Oak St. in Myrtle Beach.

The victim could not reach the ATM from his vehicle so he stepped out to use it and that's when, according to the victim, another man came up behind him and robbed him. The robber stole a cell phone, wallet containing the victim's identification and bank cards.

According to the report the suspect escaped through a wooded area behind the bank.

The suspect is described as a 20-25-year-old man standing 5'10" and weighing 160 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with red lightning bolts.

Copyright 2010 WMBF News. All rights reserved.