Bluffton PD searching for suspects responsible for rash of armed robberies

Bluffton PD searching for suspects responsible for rash of armed robberies

BLUFFTON, SC (WTOC) - The Bluffton Police Department is asking the public for help to find the people responsible for five recent armed robberies in the area.

Police say the robberies happened between Dec. 27, 2018 and Jan. 6, 2019 at La Mexicana on Simmonsville Road, El Super International on Sherrington Drive, and Don Chanitos on Sable Drive.

Officials say victims said as they were sitting or getting out of their vehicles in the parking lots of the businesses, a black man approached them, pointing a gun, demanding money and their phone.

Here is surveillance video showing the vehicle driven by the suspects.

If you have information about the vehicle, have been a victim of a crime like this recently, or know who committed these crimes, you are urged to call Detective Adam Thompson at 843.706.4540 or Bluffton PD’s Tip Line at 843.706.4560.

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