Police searching for armed robbery suspect

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By Jonathan Oh

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) -- Columbia Police is asking for help as they search for an armed robbery suspect.

Investigators say a man robbed a Walgreens store at 7412 Broad River Road a little after 9 a.m. Saturday morning.

Police say the suspect alleged came to the pharmacy counter and demanded controlled medications located behind the counter, and a witness adds that the man lifted his sweatshirt to show what could have been a weapon.

No one was injured during the incident.

The suspect is possibly in a older model (probably a mid-2000) dark blue, 4-door full size pickup which might have damage on the right side. The truck may have been damaged while the suspect was trying to get away.

Pictures from the surveillance camera have been attached to this story.

If you have any information on this incident, you can call CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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