Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is requesting the community’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted for robbery.
Sheriff Leon Lott stated just before 10:00 PM on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 135 Blythewood Road (IGA Grocery Store), 29016, the suspect walked in to the business, presented a handgun, and demanded money from the safe. The suspect stole cash and the victim’s (employee) cell phone, then fled the location. The Sheriff added that no injuries have been reported as a result of this incident.
The Sheriff stated that the suspect was captured on video surveillance (video images can be found at http://www.youtube.com/user/RCSDInvestigates please reference release number 0916-2451 on the right hand side). The suspect may frequent the Charlotte/Rock Hill area and is described as a black male in his late 30’s to early 40’s, wearing a camouflage hat, navy blue long sleeve shirt, khaki pants, and black shoes.
Sheriff Leon Lott asks that if you have any information, or know the identity of the suspect to please call Crimestoppers. To receive up to $1000 for information leading to the arrest please call, email or text your anonymous tip to:Crimestoppers at 1-888-crimesc, or text “TIPSC plus your message” to CRIMES (274637).
September 13, 2016
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