Suspect sought for Burger King robbery

BEAUFORT, SC (WTOC) - Investigators are looking into an armed robbery at a Beaufort Burger King.

Beaufort police responded at about 3:20 p.m. Thursday to an armed robbery at the Burger King at 1295 Ribaut Rd.

Beaufort police said a suspect went in through the back door of the restaurant when a bank courier arrived to pick up a deposit.

The suspect is described as a black man in his early 20s who is tall and has a heavy build. He was wearing dark clothing with a hood over his head. No one was injured.

A Beaufort County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit is searching the area.

Witnesses are still being interviewed. Those with information can call the 24 hour dispatch office at 843.524.2777.

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