HCPD search for ‘armed, dangerous’ suspect involved in S.C. 544 robbery

HCPD search for ‘armed, dangerous’ suspect involved in S.C. 544 robbery
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Horry County police are searching for the man involved in an armed robbery Thursday morning that left one person injured.

Officers were called around 2:30 a.m. to Highway 544 near the Witch Golf Course, where they found a victim who they believe was beaten about the head and body and then robbed.

Police said the robber is suspected to have been armed with a gun during the incident,and may have also stolen the victim’s 9mm handgun.

Investigators said the victim’s truck was also stolen during the incident. It was found abandoned near Holly Lane.

The suspect is described as a heavyset black male wearing a dark-hooded sweatshirt. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about the incident or suspect is asked to call the HCPD tipline at 843-915-8477.

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