Beaufort News

Suspects sought in Lady's Island armed robbery

Authorities are looking for two masked men who witnesses say robbed the Peking Chinese restaurant at gunpoint Tuesday, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.

Authorities said the suspects were wearing ski masks and armed with handguns when they entered the restaurant on Sams Point Way on Lady's Island at about 10:30 p.m. and demanded money, Sgt. Robin McIntosh said in a news release.

The men ran with an undisclosed amount of cash and were last seen heading toward a nearby S.C. Bank and Trust branch. There were no injuries.

The suspects were described as black and wore black shirts, blue pants and gloves, McIntosh said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at 255-3421 or the Beaufort County Dispatch Center at 524-2777.

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