A 7-year-old who discovered a $20 bill wound up with a trash bag full of cash that had been taken in a weekend bank robbery, according to a report by MyHorryNews.com.
Griffin Steele found a $20 bill covered in red dye after a bank robbery at TD Bank in Murrells Inlet on Saturday, according to the report. Horry County police spokesman Lt. Raul Denis confirmed in a press release that a large sum of the money was recovered at the Quick Shop convenience store.
Some money covered in dye was also recovered at the intersection of Glenns Bay Road and U.S. 17 Bypass.
The MyHorryNews.com article said that Griffin later went to throw away a soda bottle and found a whole trash bag full of cash covered in red dye. Bank tellers had placed the dye packs in the money taken Saturday.
Denis also confirmed that the suspect in the case is Brian Wilson Humphreys Jr., 35, of Myrtle Beach. He is also a suspect in the robbery of a a Conway National Bank branch on U.S. 501 on Jan. 23.
Humprheys fled the scene in a champagne Ford F-250 pickup with SC license plate number ITS959.