18-year-old charged after attempted armed robbery, deputies say
WALHALLA, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - A teenager is facing charges after an investigation into an armed robbery attempt.
The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to a convenience store on South Highway 11 on Saturday.
During an investigation, deputies learned that 18-year-old Caedin Coker and a teen girl parked and got out of a Chevrolet Trailblazer and went to a bathroom inside the store.
The girl left the store after leaving the bathroom, but Coker approached a clerk, demanding money while patting his chest area and indicating he had a firearm, deputies said.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, Coker took an undisclosed amount of cash, a pack of cigarettes and a lighter and left the store.
Deputies said he was taken into custody by the Auburn Police Department in Alabama and taken to a medical facility for evaluation.
He is charged with attempted armed robbery.
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