Surveillance video in Sonic armed robbery released

RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – Richland County Sheriff’s deputies say a suspect robbed the Sonic on Hardscrabble Road, armed with a handgun.

On May 8, the suspect demanded that the store employee re-enter the business after approaching the victim outside, deputies say.

The suspect took and unknown amount of money.

Deputies say the victim was not injured.

To receive up to $1000 for information about the crime or if you know the identity of the suspect, citizens are encouraged to contact CRIMESTOPPERS in any of the following ways: call 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372), text to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with “TIPSC,” followed by the tip information or go to:, and click on the “Submit a tip” tab.

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