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Suspect sought in Huddle House robbery

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office released this video footage of a suspect who robbed the Huddle House on Lady's Island.
The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office released this video footage of a suspect who robbed the Huddle House on Lady's Island.

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a teenager investigators say robbed a Huddle House on Lady’s Island on Dec. 22At about 10:15 p.m., witnesses saw a teenage male entered the restaurant and place a to-go order, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release Tuesday. The suspect then left the restaurant and returned moments later with a handgun. He demanded money from employees and was given an undisclosed amount of cash from the register, the release said.

On his way out, the suspect grabbed a purse from a customer. No employees or patrons were injured, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

The suspect is described as a black male, 16 to 19 years old, 5-feet-7 to 5-feet-9, 150 to 160 pounds with a medium-style haircut. He was last seen wearing a brown or black jacket, a blue shirt, blue jeans and brown boots.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information to contact Investigator Cpl. Brian Chapman at 843-470-3469 or the Beaufort County Dispatch Center at 843-524-2777.

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