COLUMBIA (WACH)â?? The Richland County Sheriffâ??s Department is investigating the report of a robbery and assault Tuesday evening.
According to Sheriffâ??s Department spokesman Curtis Wilson, just before 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, the suspect entered the Broad River Road location of Trippâ??s Cleaners. He reportedly struck the clerk in the â??upper bodyâ?? with a pistol. The clerk was transported to Palmetto Richland.
There is no description of the suspect, except that he is a black male. The RCSD is investigating and asking any witnesses or anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME SC.