VIDEO: Police searching for armed robber

VIDEO: Police looking for this armed robber

COLUMBIA (WACH) - Richland County deputies are searching for an armed robber, and are asking for your help.

Watch this video to see if you know this person.

Sheriff Leon Lott tells us just before 10:00 Tuesday evening at The Marathon Express Center on Two Notch Road, a suspect approached a store employee who was taking out the trash. The masked man was armed with a handgun and took the employee back inside the store. The suspect demanded money from the cash register then drove away.

The suspect is described as a black male, wearing black gloves, hoodie, sneakers, dark pants, and a black mask partially covering his face.

Please call Crimestoppers at 1-888 CRIME-SC with any information. You could recieve a reward up to $1000 for information leading to the arrest of the persons responsible.