Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is requesting the community’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for armed robbery.
Sheriff Leon Lott stated that at just before 2:00 AM on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 806 Broad River Road, (Circle K) 29210 deputies responded to an armed robbery.
The Sheriff stated that the suspect walked in to the business, presented a gun (captured on video surveillance video) and demanded money. The victim (employee) complied with the suspect and gave him the cash from the register; the suspect then fled the area on foot.
Sheriff Leon Lott stated that the suspect is described as a black male, possibly 5’7”, 180 pounds, wearing Khaki pants, grey hoodie, and black sneakers with white trim. Video images from the Circle K can be found at http://www.youtube.com/user/RCSDInvestigates please reference release number 1116 - 2503. The Sheriff is asking for assistance -- anyone with information about this crime or the identity of the suspect should call, email or text your anonymous tip to: Crimestoppers at 1-888-crimesc, or text “TIPSC plus your message” to CRIMES (274637).
November 23, 2016
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Columbia, South Carolina 29223
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