LADY’S ISLAND, SC (March 28/10:00 AM) – The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a Lady’s Island restaurant late Saturday night.
At approximately 11:00 pm on Saturday, Sheriff’s deputies responded to the House of Tang Chinese restaurant (102 Sea Island Pkwy) in reference to a reported armed robbery occurring moments earlier. Upon arrival, deputies met with employees who advised that two black males, both armed with handguns had entered the store demanding money.
One suspect walked behind the counter, taking an undisclosed amount of cash from the register, while the other suspect held the employees at gunpoint. Both suspects then fled the store on foot, leaving employees unharmed. No customers were present at the time of the incident.
Both suspects were described as black males between the ages of 18-20. One was wearing a black sweatshirt, the other a black t-shirt. No further description was available.
The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information to contact either Investigator Sgt. J. Fraser at 843-255-3416 or the Beaufort County Dispatch Center at 843-524-2777.