Police seek suspect in armed robbery at Burton insurance agency

info@islandpacket.comMarch 2, 2013 

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is searching for the man who robbed a Burton-area insurance agency Friday afternoon.

The incident, reported at 4:40 p.m., occurred at a People's Choice Insurance location on Parris Island Gateway after a man wearing a face mask entered the agency and brandishing a weapon, the report said. He stole $1,500.

The suspect is described as a black male standing five-foot-nine and weighing 220 pounds. He also was wearing Nike Air Force One sneakers.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the sheriff's office at 843-524-2777.

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