Crime

June 27, 2014

Richland deputies release video of Forest Drive robbery suspect

Richland County Sheriff’s deputies have released surveillance video of a suspect wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a Forest Drive gas station.

Richland County Sheriff’s deputies have released surveillance video of a suspect wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a Forest Drive gas station.

Police say the suspect entered the Shell Gas Station at 5413 Forest Drive around 6 a.m. Wednesday morning and robbed a store clerk at gunpoint.

The suspect presented a handgun and demanded money from the store employee, Sgt. Curtis Wilson, a Sheriff’s Department spokesman, said.

The suspect threw a bag on the counter and demanded that the employee fill it with money, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said.

The suspect then fled on foot, Lott said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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