The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating the armed robbery of a St. Helena Island convenience store.
Deputies were called at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday to the Express Lane on Sea Island Parkway, where an employee said a man brandished a handgun and demanded money, according to a Sheriff's Office news release.
The robber was handed an undisclosed amount of cash before running through the woods toward Coffin Point Road, the release said.
No injuries were reported.
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The robber was described as a black man in his early 20s, about 5-foot-7 and 160 pounds, according to authorities.
Anyone with information should call the Sheriff's Office at 843-255-3416 or county dispatch at 843-524-2777.