Lincolnville man charged in armed robbery in West Ashley

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Police arrested a Lincolnville man in connection with an armed robbery at a West Ashley apartment complex, said officials with the Charleston Police Department.

Benjamin Smalls, 23, is charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

Police said the robbery happened on Jan. 29 at Plantation Oaks Apartments on Ashley River Road.

Police said the victim parked his car in front of one of the buildings when two men approached him.

One of the men pulled out a handgun and demanded the victim's wallet and car keys, said police.

Police are still working the identify the second suspect. If you have any information, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.