West Ashley Quick Cash Store robbed at gunpoint

Charleston County sheriff's deputies are searching for a suspect who they say robbed a Quick Cash Store at gunpoint Monday afternoon in West Ashley.

The armed robbery occurred about 1:05 p.m. at 1963 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. It was reported that a black male wearing a baseball cap and a black hoodie walked into the business armed with a handgun and demanded money.

He then fled the scene with an undetermined amount of cash, according to Maj. Eric Watson.

The suspect is described as between 5 feet 9 inches and 5 feet 11 inches tall, 170 pounds and 20 to 25 years old.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Charleston County Sheriff's Office at 202-1700 or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

Reach Melissa Boughton at 937-5594 or at Twitter.com/mboughtonPC.