Police search for ‘armed and dangerous’ suspects after armed robbery near Myrtle Beach

Grand Strand Crime

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Police are searching for “armed and dangerous” suspects after an armed robbery near Myrtle Beach, according to the Horry County Police Department.

The robbery happened at about 1:15 p.m. Monday on Whitty Drive in the Myrtle Beach area, police said. Whitty Drive is off of Highway 501.

According to the incident report, a victim was leaving the hotel with his bank deposit when he was approached by one of the suspects. The suspect pulled a handgun on the victim and demanded the cash, saying, “I’m not playing. I’ll shoot you.” The suspect grabbed the cash from inside the victim’s car and fled to an older white sedan where another man was waiting in the driver’s seat, according to the report.

Police said the victim did not recognize the suspect and did not know of anyone who might have committed the robbery.

Police released photos of the white sedan involved. The car has paper tags and was last seen near 29th Avenue North and Highway 17 Bypass.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 immediately.

Count on News13 for updates to this developing story.

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