Charleston police have released a sketch of a suspect in a robbery outside a West Ashley restaurant.
A man brandishing a pistol robbed a man and a woman in the parking lot behind Home Team BBQ July 6, according to police.
The couple said two men approached them in the gravel parking lot shortly after midnight, according to the incident report. One of the men pointed a gun at them and demanded money. The victim held out his debit card and cell phone. The gunman took the cell phone. A vehicle turned into the parking lot, and the gunman and his accomplice walked off.
The gunman was believed to be in his late teens, of slender build and 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall. There was no description of the accomplice.
Anyone with information is asked to call Charleston police at 577-7434 or leave a tip with Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.
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