Myrtle Beach police are investigating an attempted armed robbery at the Dairy Queen in the 2100 block of South Kings Highway.
About 10:30 p.m. Sunday a man walked into the back door of the Dairy Queen, which was closed at the time.
According to the police report, the suspect had a semi-automatic handgun that he presented to one of the employees. The suspect forced the victim into the front of the restaurant.
The suspect pointed the gun at another employee and asked for the manager. According to the report, the manager appeared and confronted the suspect with a gun.
The suspect then went out the door while holding the gun next to one of the employees. After getting out the door the suspect let go of the employee and fled the scene.
The suspect is described as a black male wearing a gray zip up hooded sweatshirt.
If you have any information you are asked to call the Myrtle Beach Police Department.