The Beaufort County Sheriff Office is investigating an attempted armed robbery at a Lady's Island grocery store Friday morning.
The incident occurred at the Food Lion on Sams Point Road, according to the Sheriff's Office. An employee was going into the store when a male suspect attacked him and demanded money, deputies said.
The suspect ran after assaulting the victim. Investigators had cleared the scene by about 6:40 a.m. but remained on the scene.
A report on the incident was not available Friday.