Arrest made after armed robbery in Pawleys Island

(Georgetown County Detention Center)

An arrest has been made after a reported armed robbery in Pawleys Island.

According to a post on the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office Facebook page, the incident took place Wednesday around 3 p.m. near Waverly Road.

Deputies say two men were walking along the road when they were approached by an individual on a bicycle brandishing a firearm and demanding money.

The victims said the suspect then fled on the bicycle, and they reported the incident to authorities about an hour later when they returned home.

Thursday afternoon, GCSO arrested Herbert Lee Greene, Jr., 22, of Pawleys Island, in connection with the incident.

He has been charged with armed robbery and possession of a weapon violation.

Greene remains in custody at Georgetown County Detention Center, awaiting a bond hearing.

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