Crime & Courts

Man jumps counter, robs store clerk

Lexington County sheriff’s deputies are investigating an armed robbery Wednesday morning at a Sunoco gas station on Piney Grove Road.

A man jumped the counter and pointed a gun at a female clerk about 3:40 a.m., then ran away, a sheriff’s department incident report said.

He is described as black, 5 feet, 5 inches tall, 140 pounds and was wearing a light brown jacket with a hoodie, dark pants and running shoes, the report said.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at (888) CRIME-SC.

- Lee Higgins