Horry County authorities take armed robbery suspect into custody following search

Horry County authorities take armed robbery suspect into custody following search
Authorities are searching for a wanted suspect in the area of Frye Road, which is outside of Aynor. (Source: WMBF News)
Corey Roberts
Corey Roberts (Source: Horry County Sheriff's Office)

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Authorities have safely taken a wanted man into custody following a search in Horry County that started Tuesday morning.

According to the Horry County Sheriff’s Office, the search was conducted in the Galivants Ferry area. Corey Roberts, of Marion, is wanted for armed robbery and a weapon violation, authorities said.

Following a traffic stop at the intersection of Chinners Creek Road and Frye Road outside of Aynor, Roberts left the scene on foot, HCSO officials said.

At 12:40 p.m., the Horry County Police Department tweeted that Roberts was in custody.

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