Myrtle Beach police search for suspected armed robber

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – The Myrtle Beach Police Department is asking for the community’s help to identify the suspect shown in the above pictures.

Police say the person was involved in an armed robbery.

Officers were called to 2402 North Kings Highway, the Sea Mart Convenience Store, for a report of an armed robbery which occurred around 4:15 a.m. Wednesday morning. The man showed a handgun and demanded money from the clerk.

Surveillance camera footage from the store showed the suspect was a white male with a thin build and dark hair. He was wearing a light blue shirt, a white and grey Under Armour hat, tan pants, checker-board shoes, and dark sunglasses.

According to a police report, an employee of the store stated to police the man entered the store and walked over to the drink cooler. The man removed a Gatorade and then walked up to the register, where he reportedly said he was desperate and raised the front of his shirt to reveal a handgun in his waistband.

The suspect was last seen running from the store. This person should be considered armed and dangerous. If you know who this person is or have any information, please contact the Myrtle Beach Police Department at 843.918.1382. Callers can remain anonymous.

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