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Myrtle Beach police arrest one in connection to PNC Bank robbery

PNC Bank in Myrtle Beach was robbed on Monday afternoon.
PNC Bank in Myrtle Beach was robbed on Monday afternoon. jlee@thesunnews.com

A man is in custody following a bank robbery at the North Oak Street PNC Bank in Myrtle Beach on Monday.

According to Myrtle Beach Police, the robbery was reported at about 12:30 p.m at 2513 N. Oak Street.

Police were on scene in less than two minutes as dispatchers gave a suspect’s description. Officers spotted the man in the same areas and arrested him. The money taken from the bank was also found, according to police.

A police report states the suspect wore black shorts, T-shirt, baseball hat, black glasses and a book bag. He entered the the bank and asked for the money before fleeing.

”This is a great example of the collaboration between our community and our police” Chief Amy Prock said in a news release announcing the arrest. “We received an excellent description from the community, and our officers quickly took action.”

Police have not released the suspect’s name.

Anyone with information or video on the incident is asked to contact the department at (843) 918-1382.

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