Suspect Sought in Botched Robbery Attempt, Deputies Say

RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – Deputies with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department are looking for a black male who they say was captured on video surveillance demanding money from a store employee last week.

The suspect has a medium build and was wearing a camouflage hat and jacket, light blue t-shirt, dark blue sweater, and jeans when he went to the Food Mart located in the 4100 block of Broad River Road just after 6:30 p.m. on December 22, deputies say.

The suspect allegedly fled the store in a dark colored vehicle.

Deputies say no money was taken.

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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Categories: Local News, Richland