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Police searching for armed robber on bicycle

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Police are searching for a man on a bicycle after a reported robbery at a business in Forest Acres.

According to Lt. Brian Hinson, Forest Acres Police are investigating a robbery at The Vitamin Store on Beltline Boulevard. It happened around 9:15 a.m.

Police said the suspect is an armed black male who fled the scene on a bicycle.

A Richland School District One spokesperson said A.C. Flora and Crayton Middle School were on lockdown as a precaution, but have since returned to normal operations.

No other details were available.

If you know anything about the robbery or the whereabouts of the suspect, you are urged to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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