Beaufort deputies arrest man wanted for South State Bank robbery

Crime & Safety

Bernard Gadson, 58, of North Charleston was arrested on Wednesday by the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office on St. Helena Island without incident.

On April 16, shortly before 11:13 a.m., police say Gadson entered South State Bank, 1121 Boundary St. in Beaufort, and walked up to the service counter and passed the bank teller a note while making verbal threats. The bank teller handed the suspect an undisclosed amount of money and he fled the bank on foot toward Boundary Street.

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