Beaufort police are asking
for the public's help in finding a gunman who robbed Emily's Restaurant on
They released an image
captured by a surveillance camera from a nearby business of the suspect in
hopes that someone can identify him.
Beaufort police were called at about 12:30 p.m. Sunday to Emily's Restaurant
at 906 Port Republic St.
A worker told police that he and another employee were
preparing to open the restaurant that day when a man came into the restaurant
through an unlocked rear door.
The suspect was armed with a silver semi-automatic
handgun and confronted the employee and demanded money. The worker handed over
cash and the suspect took off with cash, a cell phone and a bottle of vodka.
The suspect is described as a white male of medium
height with a slightly heavy build. He had long dirty blond hair and was clean
shaven. He was wearing baggy jeans and a black T-shirt. Police said he's
considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information on this case is requested to
contact Investigator Erdel at 843.322.7958 or the 24-hour dispatch office at
Saturday, May 18 2013 11:41 AM EDT2013-05-18 15:41:36 GMT
(Photo Credit: MGN-Online)
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