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Deputies: Man robs fast food restaurant near Ravenel

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RAVENEL, S.C. (WCIV) -- A man armed with a handgun and wearing a mask robbed the Burger King on Savannah Highway in Ravenel Wednesday night, Charleston County deputies said. 

According to officials, deputies were called to the restaurant shortly before 10 p.m. Witnesses said the man was wearing a mask and hoodie and had a handgun. He demanded money from the cash drawer and the safe, deputies said. 

Deputies tried to track the man with K-9 units but the dogs were unable to pick up the scent. 

Deputies say the man is close to 6 feet tall, in his 20s, and was last seen wearing green pants and a black hoodie. He escaped with at least $1,000, according to the incident report.

While responding to the robbery, one deputy lost control of his car and flipped it several times on Highway 165. He was taken to a nearby hospital. 

Anyone with information about this armed robbery is ask to call the Sheriff's Office at (843) 202-1700 or Crime Stoppers at (843) 554-1111.

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