Robbery suspect faces one more charge


A suspect in a string of seven local robberies has been charged in connection with a restaurant holdup Sunday in West Ashley.

Mark Edward Seifts, 24, of Summerville is charged with armed robbery and accused in the nighttime holdup at the Hardee's on Ashley River Road. An arrest affidavit said he admitted his involvement.

Seifts now faces charges in three of seven robberies in West Ashley, Summerville and North Charleston. Each time, the robber wore a hooded sweatshirt, and in several of the robberies the words "South Pole" were on the shirt.

Read more in Friday's editions of The Post and Courier.