Burger King employees fight back during robbery
04/01/2014 12:38 PM
04/01/2014 2:20 PM
A man who robbed a Two Notch Road business and assaulted an employee is wanted by Richland County sheriff’s deputies.
Just before 11 p.m. March 23, at the Burger King on 8501 Two Notch, the suspect entered the business, presented a gun and demanded money, according to a release from the Richland County Sheriff’s Department. The suspect assaulted one of the employees in the upper body, using the gun, according to the release.
After taking money from the cash register, the suspect demanded money from the safe. When the employees explained they weren’t able to open it, the suspect threatened to shoot them. That’s when two employees fought with the suspect, who dropped the gun during the fight and fled on foot.
The suspect is described as a black male, wearing a black hoodie, and blue jeans.
Sheriff Leon Lott is asking for assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone with tips can call Crimestoppers at 888-CRIME-SC. You can receive up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.
Oops, you haven't selected any newsletters. Please check the box next to one or more of our email newsletters and submit again.
Oops, you didn't provide a valid email address. Please double-check the email field and submit again.
Editor's Choice Videos
Join the Discussion
The State is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.