Two motels in Richland County have been robbed this month and police believe the same suspect is involved.
The Wingate Inn at 8300 Two Notch Road was robbed at 10:20 a.m. Friday.
The suspect entered the motel and asked the desk clerk about reserving a room. The man then pulled a gun on the clerk and demanded cash, according to the Richland County Sheriff’s Office.
A Red Roof Inn was robbed Dec. 8, and the sheriff believes the same man was involved.
Anyone with information on these robberies should call Midlands Crimestoppers at 1-888-274-6372 or text to 274637.
— Noelle Phillips