COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A man is in custody after police say he robbed a popular Five Points convenience store.
Brick Lewis with the Columbia Police Department said the suspect demanded money from the teller at College Mart shortly after 1:00 Friday afternoon. Lewis said the suspect indicated he had a weapon, but no weapon was seen.
The suspect then went around the counter and took cash from the register, according to Lewis.
An officer saw the suspect shortly after the robbery in a nearby neighborhood. Lem Douglas Vaughan, III was arrested after a short foot chase, according to Lewis.
Vaughan will be charged with armed robbery and is currently being held at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.