Beaufort Co. deputies seek alleged jewelry store robber

Surveillance still of robbery suspect (provided)

BLUFFTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Authorities in Beaufort County are looking for the man they say robbed a jewelry store at gunpoint last week.

According to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, the man called the Ultra Diamonds store Sept. 20, asking about some jewelry and later showed up to the store.

After being shown some jewelry, the man told workers he wanted to purchase a necklace and proceeded to the register to pay, deputies said.

But instead of paying, the man pulled a handgun and demanded several pieces of jewelry as well as cash, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.

Anyone with any information to contact either Investigator Cpl. D. Nelson at 843-255-3412 the Beaufort County Dispatch Center at 843-524-2777.