Port Royal Police still seek suspects in armed robbery


By Mike McCombs
The Island News

The Port Royal Police Department is still seeking suspects in a Wednesday, Jan. 18 armed robbery at the Eventide Apartments at 10 Shell Creek Drive in Beaufort.

At around 9:30 p.m., Wednesday, Port Royal Police officers responded to a report of a robbery that had just occurred. 

Officers learned that a female victim who had just returned from work, was approached by two male subjects in the parking lot. One male flashed a handgun at the victim and took her car keys and both subjects left in the victim’s white 2020 Kia Sportage.

The subjects were described as Black, of a slender build, wearing all black with face masks. Port Royal Detectives have asked anyone in the community who has security cameras to check them and report anything suspicious to the police.

According to Capt. John Griffin of the Port Royal Police Department, detectives are still looking for suspects. Te vehicle, however, was recovered Sunday night in Seabrook.

Griffith said the car was not damaged.

“Not at all,” Griffith said. “It looked like it was just parked.”

If anyone has any information related to the incident, they are asked to call Sgt. Detective Boggess at 843-986-2220.

Mike McCombs is the Editor of The Island News and can be reached at TheIslandNews@gmail.com.

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