HCPD searching for Kangaroo Express armed robbery suspect

HCPD searching for Kangaroo Express armed robbery suspect

LITTLE RIVER, SC (WMBF) - The Horry County Police Department is seeking help from the public in an armed robbery investigation that happened at a Little River Kangaroo Express late Friday night.

Around 11:30 p.m. Friday, officers responded to the armed robbery call. The HCPD says the suspect entered the store and waited until all the customers left before approaching the counter. He pointed a handgun at the clerk and ordered her to back up, then reached into the register and took money.

The suspect is described as a black male in his late 20's with mustache and beard stubble, wearing a dark blue jacket with a hooded sweatshirt underneath, a beanie, black pants, black shoes and gloves.

There are no pictures from the HCPD but anyone who saw a person matching the description  of the suspect, or anyone who has information is asked to call the HCPD at 843-915-TIPS.

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