Bloodhound tracking team searching for bank robbery suspect in Little River

akelley@thesunnews.comMay 3, 2013 

The Horry County bloodhound tracking team is on scene in Little River searching for a man suspected of robbing a bank Friday afternoon, said Sgt. Robert Kegler with Horry County police.

The robbery occurred about 1:30 p.m. Friday at First Bank on the corner of U.S. 17 and Mineola Avenue. Kegler said a man left with an unknown amount of cash and fled towards the waterfront. Officers set up a perimeter and called the bloodhound team.

A more specific description of the suspect was not immediately available Friday afternoon.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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