Georgetown Co. deputies searching for 2 armed robbery suspects

Two men reportedly rob taxi

PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC (WMBF) – Sheriff's deputies are looking for two suspects wanted for robbing a cab driver with a handgun Thursday night.

At about 7:45 p.m., two black male suspects approached a cab driver while he was standing outside his vehicle and demanded money, according to a news release from the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office. They assaulted the victim with what appeared to be a  handgun then fled on foot.

The suspects are described by officials as two black men, about 6-feet tall, wearing dark baggy clothing with short hair, and are possibly clean-shaven.

Anyone who can identify the suspects or has information on the robbery is asked to call the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office at (843) 546-5101. Anonymous tips can also be texted to 274637 from any text-enabled cell phone - text the word "GCSOTIP" followed by your message.

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