Arrest made in West Ashley bar holdup

Keenan Davis

An arrest has been made after a weekend armed robbery at a West Ashley bar.

Keenan Raychard Davis, 36, of Ophir Drive was arrested Wednesday in connection with a holdup at Hunley’s Tavern, 1750 Savannah Highway.

Around 12:50 a.m. Sunday, a man walked behind the bar and pointed a handgun at the bartender, according to Charleston police. He grabbed her by the throat, demanded money from the register and ran out. His actions were caught on surveillance camera.

Davis was charged with armed robbery, first-degree assault and battery, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime. He is being held in the Charleston County jail.

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