Police: Armed man robs Circle K in North Charleston

Circle K on W. Montague Avenue in North Charleston (Stefanie Bainum/WCIV)

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV)-- North Charleston police officers are searching for an armed robbery suspect.

Charleston County dispatchers said the suspect walked into the Circle K at 3855 W. Montague Avenue and pointed a gun at the clerk around 4 a.m. Friday.{}

The clerk told police she was in the cooler when the suspect came up to her and said "give me the money." She said the man pointed a gun at her so she walked to the cash register and put the money tray on the counter.

Officials said the suspect then took the money and fled on foot towards nearby power lines. A police spokesperson said the suspect appeared to have long dreads, and{}was last seen running towards Dorchester Road.

Police described the suspect as a black man, approximately 20-25 years old, wearing all black clothing and a long black wig.

If you have any information please call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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