Police looking for man who robbed Circle K with a plastic bag over his head


Horry County police are asking for help finding a man who, on May 15, robbed the Circle K at 1599 Highway 17 North near Little River with a plastic bag over his head, according to the department.

The man, who police referred to as "the plastic bag bandit," also has a tattoo on his right leg.

According to a police report, the robbery happened the afternoon of Tuesday, May 15, when the man came into the store and demanded money, appearing to point a pistol at the clerk through his shirt.

The clerk walked with the man over to the cash register, gave him money and the man ran out of the store, heading south on foot, according to the report.

Anyone who recognizes the man is asked to call (843) 915-TIPS.

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