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Armed man climbs through McDonalds drive-thru window, robs store

A man armed with a pipe crawled through the drive-thru window of a Pawleys Island McDonalds and took cash from the business, according to a police report.

Georgetown County deputies were called at 1:10 a.m. today to the McDonalds at 10425 Ocean Highway in Pawleys Island for an armed robbery, according to the report. The man, who had a rag covering the lower portion of his face, took one employee’s cell phone and money from the safe before he crawled back out the window and left.

The employee told police the man came up behind her, grabbed her face and took her phone, according to the report. Police found the woman’s cell phone nearby and used tracking dogs in the area, but did not locate the suspect.

The dogs led police to a house on Richardson Lane and police obtained a search warrant for the house.