Suspect sought, jumped over counter, stole cash from Blythewood store
The Richland County Sheriff's Department is requesting the public's assistance identifying a suspect wanted in connection to a robbery that occurred Thursday.
Deputies say they responded to call from the Sharpe Shoppe on Blythewood Road around 3:30 a.m. in regards to a robbery.
An employee of the store informed deputies that a man had entered the store and asked to purchase a cigar. When the cashier went to open the register, the man jumped over the counter and stole cash from the register before running away fromt he area.
If you recognize the suspect or know anything about the robbery you are urged to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.