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FBI offering $20,000 reward for information on restaurant robberies

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Thursday, December 16, 2010

CHARLESTON, SC – The FBI is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of suspects wanted in at least 25 Asian restaurant armed robberies in the Lowcountry.

Armed robberies at Asian businesses have occurred in the Lowcountry in April, August, September, October and November, according to a release from SLED.

The armed suspects typically enter the restaurants wearing items such as gloves, masks, hoodies and dark clothing to conceal their identities.

SLED and the agencies investigating the robberies have formed a task force to investigate the crimes. The agencies involved include: SLED, the FBI, sheriff's offices from Beaufort County, Berkeley County, Charleston County, Colleton County, Dorchester County and Orangeburg County and the Charleston, Folly Beach, Walterboro, Holly Hill, Summerville and Goose Creek Police Departments.
If you, or someone you know, have any information regarding any crime, you are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers. You could earn a reward up to $1,000.

Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 554-1111, toll free at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or online at Texters can send anonymous tips to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with "TIPCSL". Text STOP to 274637 to cancel. Text HELP to 274637 for help. Msg&Data Rates May Apply.


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