Beaufort Co. Sheriff's Office searches for armed robbery suspect

BLUFFTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect who officials said robbed a convenience store on Thursday night. Officials said deputies responded to the Kangaroo Express at 1610 Fording Island Road at 11:30 p.m. after a 19-year-old store clerk reported a man had robbed the store.The clerk was stocking the shelves, officials said, when the suspect held the clerk at gunpoint and demanded the register be emptied.Officials said the clerk handed over an undisclosed amount of money and the suspect ran out of the store.The Sheriff's Office is asking anyone with information to call Crimestoppers at 554-1111.