Alleged gunman on the loose after sixth Chinese restaurant robbe - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

Alleged gunman on the loose after sixth Chinese restaurant robbed

he suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5'7” in height, with a slim build. The suspect was wearing blue jeans, black hoodie sweatshirt, and had a red bandana covering his face he suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5'7” in height, with a slim build. The suspect was wearing blue jeans, black hoodie sweatshirt, and had a red bandana covering his face

MURRELLS INLET, SC (WMBF) - The fourth Chinese restaurant in Georgetown County has been robbed within 10 days, according to officials.

The alleged gunman is on the run, authorities say. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5'7” in height, with a slim build. The suspect was wearing blue jeans, black hoodie sweatshirt, and had a red bandana covering his face, according to the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office.

The description for the suspect is the same for a total of five armed robberies, including one in Horry County. Another armed robbery was reported in October, which also fits the description of the suspect.

The five robberies reported in Georgetown County:

China Wok on Pawleys Island

China Wok on Willbrook Boulevard in Litchfield

China Chef located at 756 Mink Avenue

Lucky Panda Restaurant in Murrells Inlet

The armed robbery happened at the China Chef, located at 760 Mink Avenue, in Murrells Inlet at around 8:30 p.m. Monday.

Anyone who has any information on the identity of the suspect or any information about the robbery is asked to contact the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office at (843) 546-5101.

Anonymous tips can also be sent by using Text-A-Tip. Just dial 274637 from any text enabled cell phone, and text the word “GCSOTIP” followed by your message. This service is for crime tips ONLY; not for the reports of crimes in progress. For crimes in progress, call 911.

Copyright 2014 WMBF News. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsLocalMore>>

  • Sidewalk art looks to spread positivity in downtown Myrtle Beach

    Sidewalk art looks to spread positivity in downtown Myrtle Beach

    Saturday, April 21 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-04-22 00:49:38 GMT
    100 pieces of artwork like this will be displayed throughout downtown on the sidewalks (Source: WMBF News)100 pieces of artwork like this will be displayed throughout downtown on the sidewalks (Source: WMBF News)

    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) -- Downtown redevelopment has been one of the focal points for the city of Myrtle Beach and work is underway to create a family friendly atmosphere. One of those project looks to spread positivity for those walking on sidewalks. 100 pieces of artwork like this will be displayed throughout downtown on the sidewalks. Larry Bond, owner of Art Burger in downtown Myrtle Beach has worked with several local artists as well as the Downtown Revitalization Committee t...

    More >>

    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) -- Downtown redevelopment has been one of the focal points for the city of Myrtle Beach and work is underway to create a family friendly atmosphere. One of those project looks to spread positivity for those walking on sidewalks. 100 pieces of artwork like this will be displayed throughout downtown on the sidewalks. Larry Bond, owner of Art Burger in downtown Myrtle Beach has worked with several local artists as well as the Downtown Revitalization Committee t...

    More >>
  • FIRST ALERT: Sunny Sunday followed by soggy start to work week

    FIRST ALERT: Sunny Sunday followed by soggy start to work week

    Saturday, April 21 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-04-21 23:40:32 GMT
    Next 3 DaysNext 3 Days

    While the end of the weekend will be clear, rain chances rise heading into Monday and Tuesday.  Sunday will see a similar temperature trend with readings in the upper 60s and lower 70s. 

    More >>

    While the end of the weekend will be clear, rain chances rise heading into Monday and Tuesday.  Sunday will see a similar temperature trend with readings in the upper 60s and lower 70s. 

    More >>
  • Multiple businesses destroyed in Robeson Co. fire

    Multiple businesses destroyed in Robeson Co. fire

    Saturday, April 21 2018 7:39 PM EDT2018-04-21 23:39:53 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    Three businesses in a strip mall were destroyed by fire Thursday evening in Fairmont, according to Lumberton Police Chief Paul Ivey.

    More >>

    Three businesses in a strip mall were destroyed by fire Thursday evening in Fairmont, according to Lumberton Police Chief Paul Ivey.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly