West Columbia Police search for suspect who robbed Circle K gas station

Two injured during attempted armed robbery in Sumter

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH)-- The West Columbia Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a man that robbed the Circle K on Augusta Road Tuesday.

The robbery occurred at approximately 11 p.m. The suspect entered the gas station wearing a black Gamecock hat, white t-shirt with a black shirt around his shoulder, black pants with an Air Jordan logo on the left thigh and white and red Nike shoes.

The man presented a black handgun to the store clerk and demanded money from the register and took approximately $100 in cash.

The suspect then fled on foot toward Leaphart Road.

Anyone who knows anything about this robbery or who may have seen a man wearing the clothes described is urged to call the West Columbia Police Department at 803-794-0721 or Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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