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      Suspect wanted for trying to break into ATM with shotgun

      Anyone with information on the suspect's whereabouts is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

      COLUMBIA (WACH) - An unsuccessful attempt to break into an ATM on Broad River Road has one suspect wanted by authorities.

      Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott says the incident occurred around 3 a.m. Thursday, October 4 at an ATM on Broad River Road.

      The suspect is wanted for discharging a firearm and destruction of private property.

      According to Lott, deputies determined the suspect fired a shotgun at the ATM in an attempt to get inside, but he was unable to break into the machine.

      The suspect is described by authorities as a man who was wearing a white long sleeve shirt or hoodie and dark pants at the time of the incident.

      Anyone with information on the suspect's whereabouts is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.