Friday, November 4, 2016
WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCBD) — The Charleston Police Department is searching for the person who assaulted an employee at a local business.
Authorities say the incident took place at Walmart on West Ashley Circle on Saturday, October 29 at 6 a.m. We’re told the suspect made it appear as if he were going to purchases a bottled drink.
As the cashier attempted to check him out, the suspect assaulted the employee and stole money from the opened register, according to a news release.
The suspect is described as an African-American man in his late 40’s – 50’s, standing at about 5’5, weighing 160 pounds. The suspect also has a 2” afro with scruffy facial hair. He wore a dark-colored sweatshirt and khaki-colored pants during the incident.
The suspect appears to have arrived at the store in a burgundy, older model SUV.
If you have any information about the incident, contact the Charleston Police Department’s Central Investigators at 843-5477-2487 or Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.
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