Sheriff’s Office Investigating Home Invasion


ST.HELENA, SC (April 2/9:30 AM) – The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary and armed robbery that occurred at Kinfolk Ln home late Thursday night.

At approximately 11:00 pm, Sheriff’s deputies responded to 23 Kinfolk Ln in reference to a robbery that occurred moments before. Upon arrival, deputies met with a 27-year old female who advised that an unknown black male and female had made entry to her home and robbed her at gunpoint.

The victim advised that she was in her bedroom, and her two children (ages 6 and 8) were in the kitchen when the two suspects came in through a sliding glass door. The female suspect, who was armed with a handgun demanded money, threatening to kill the victim’s children if she did not comply.

After taking the victim’s purse containing an undisclosed amount of cash, both suspects fled the home, leaving the victim and her children unharmed.

Both suspects were described as wearing all black clothing with red bandanas covering their faces. The female was described as being armed with a handgun, the male with a glass bottle.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information to contact either Investigator SSgt. B. Baird at 843-470-3211 or the Beaufort County Dispatch Center at 843-524-2777.

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