Summerville Police investigating robbery of mail carrier
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCSC) - Officers with the Summerville Police Department are investigating an armed robbery Thursday afternoon.
A man armed with a handgun robbed a mail carrier on Dorchester Road in Summerville, Capt. Chris Hirsch said.
The Summerville Police Department tweeted a picture of the suspect Thursday night.
Hirsch said an officer in the area saw the suspect after the incident and was able to get a description. The man was wearing all black, including a black Adidas jacket. The suspect was also wearing a black ski mask.
No one was hurt in the robbery.
Hirsch said several agencies assisted in the search for the man, including the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities looked for the man for about an hour before they called off the search.
If anyone has information on what happened, they’re asked to call the Summerville Police Department at 843-875-1650.
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