Police: Man steals $1,197 from MB parking attendant

Myrtle Beach, SC - MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Police report an unidentified man stole more than $1,100 from a parking lot attendant during an armed robbery Saturday night in Myrtle Beach.

Myrtle Beach Police were dispatched to the Gay Dolphin parking lot, located at Withers Drive and 10th Avenue North, after receiving reports of an armed robbery.

An employee told responding officers an unknown black male slammed him into the attendant shack at knifepoint and demanded money around 11:45 p.m. The victim said the suspect further threatened to stab him if he didn't hand over the contents of a cash register located in the shack.

The victim said the suspect took approximately $1,197.50 from inside of the register and fled from the parking lot in an unknown direction.

The suspect was described by police as wearing a royal blue outfit and a backwards black baseball cap. The suspect was also reported as having a blue bandana over his face.

Police reported the parking lot attendant received a small laceration in midst of the incident. The victim refused treatment by EMS.

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