Gas station robbery leads to suspect search in Murrells Inlet

The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office is looking for the man who held up a convenience store about 9pm Tuesday in Murrells Inlet.

Police say the man, who had what appeared to be a handgun, robbed the Kangaroo store on at 3730 Highway 17 Bypass.

He's described as an older white man with a scruffy beard, wearing a navy blue ski mask, a long sleeve camouflage shirt, blue jeans, and army boots.

He was last seen on Murrells Inlet road heading toward Hammock Avenue.