Myrtle Beach man arrested on robbery, gun charges

troot@thesunnews.comFebruary 17, 2014 

Kurtis Dan Jackson

A Myrtle Beach man is jailed Monday morning pending a bond hearing on charges related to an armed robbery outside a convenience store in the city, according to authorities.

Kurtis Dan Jackson, 20, of Myrtle Beach is charged with armed robbery, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime and possession, sale or delivery of a pistol, according to the Myrtle Beach Jail records. Jackson was booked into the jail on Sunday to face the charges.

Myrtle Beach police were called at 8:30 p.m. Feb. 12 after a 41-year-old man said he was robbed at gunpoint outside Al’s Food Mart at 1500 Secondary Highway 15, according to a police report. The victim said he saw Jackson standing near the store when the victim went inside and purchased some items.

The victim said when he walked out of the store Jackson called out to him, so the victim walked over by him, according to the report. The victim said Jackson pulled out a gun, stuck it into the victim’s stomach and demanded money.

The victim said he gave Jackson his wallet and the store owner saw the commotion and came outside, according to the report. The victim said Jackson walked away and the victim went home and called police.

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