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Search for robbery suspect underway in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, SC (WMBF) - The search for a robbery suspect in Georgetown started at around 1:30 p.m. Friday.

Captain Nelson Brown described the suspect as a black male, aged late 40s to early 50s, with a scruffy beard, wearing a blue jacket with a medium build.

The male suspect entered Emma Marie's consignment shop on Church Street, according to Brown.

The robbery suspect took $90 before running behind the store toward Duke Street, Brown said.

The Georgetown City Police Department, along with the help of Highway Patrol, Georgetown County Sheriff's Office and a K9 unit, have secured a 12-block radius.

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