July 19, 2019, Bluffton, S.C. – Investigators with the Bluffton Police Department are actively seeking information regarding the suspect(s), in two separate incidents, that occurred at Jim n Nick’s Barbeque earlier this month.
The first incident occurred July 4, 2019, between 1 a.m. – 1:30 a.m. As an employee left for the night, the unknown suspect forced the employee back into the restaurant and robbed her at gunpoint. The suspect is seen in the video below and is described male, approximately six feet tall, wearing a black ski
mask, an additional item over his face and black pants. The suspect fled the area after the robbery
towards Sheridan Park. https://youtu.be/R_GFcPV9_kQ
The second incident occurred on July 10, 2019, at approximately 2 a.m. Police were dispatched to Jim-n-
Nick’s Barbeque for an activated alarm. Once on scene, police found the suspect broke a window on an emergency door. The suspect is seen in the video taking a few steps inside before activating a motion
alarm. When the alarm sounded, the suspect left the building. The video is grainy, but investigators
believe someone may recognize the suspect who is also believed to be a male.
If you recognize the suspect(s) in the video, please call the Bluffton Police Department investigations tip
line at (843)706-4560 or for immediate assistance please call our dispatch center at (843)524-2777. If
you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crimestoppers of the Lowcountry at (843)554-1111 or
toll-free at 1-888-CRIME-SC. All tipsters remain anonymous and you never have to give your name. Tips
may also be submitted by visiting the Crimestoppers website at www.5541111.com. You can also
download the “P3” app from your app store to leave a tip. Tips that lead to the arrest of suspects are
eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,0000.