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Beaufort police investigate late night armed robbery at Smokers Express on Robert Smalls Pkwy

(Source: Beaufort Police Department) (Source: Beaufort Police Department)
BEAUFORT, SC (WTOC) -

A late night armed robbery is under investigation in Beaufort.

Officials say between 11:05 p.m. and 11:21 p.m. Wednesday night at the Smokers Express at 290 Robert Smalls Parkway, an unknown subject entered the business and pulled a handgun from his waistband. The subject then went behind the counter and took an undisclosed amount of money and cigars.

The subject is described as possible a light skinned African-American or Hispanic male that is 5'5” to 5'8”, slender build, and between the ages of 15 to 23. The subject was wearing a green hat, grey sweatshirt, and navy pants.

The subject was last seen leaving on foot towards the rear of the store.

No injuries reported from this incident.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information pertaining to this case is asked to contact Inv. George Erdel at 843.322.7958.

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