Police search for bank robbery suspect in Little River

Horry County police are investigating a bank robbery in Little River.

The robbery occurred at the First Bank at the intersection of Highway 17 and Mineola Avenue around 1:30 p.m., according to Sgt. Robert Kegler with Horry County police.

Kegler says the suspect seen in the picture above got away with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled on foot towards the waterfront area.

Police have set up a perimeter and a K-9 unit is tracking the suspect.

We will post more information as it becomes available.