The Sumter Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a Tuesday night armed robbery at a grocery store.
Witnesses told police the man wearing a ski mask, gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and gloves entered Lee's Grocery located at 404 South Lafayette Drive near Penn Street in Sumter at 7:30 p.m.
The suspect presented a firearm and demanded cash be put into a black plastic bag he was carrying. The suspect the fled on foot heading north of the store's location.
Police have described the suspect as being between 20 to 25 years old standing 5 feet 10 inches and weighing about 170 pounds.
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ANyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Sumter Police Department at (803) 436-2700 or CrimeStoppers at 1-(888)-CRIME-SC.