Three sought in armed robbery outside gas station - - Columbia, South Carolina

Man dragged behind dumpster, robbed outside gas station


Richland County Sheriff's deputies need your help in finding and identifying three people wanted for armed robbery.

Surveillance footage shows the incident at an Exxon gas station on Monticello Road.

Around 4:30 a.m. on April 30, the victim was filling gas tanks at the business and was approached by a woman asking for a cell phone. Two men then approached, pointing guns. The victim was then dragged behind a dumpster, assaulted and robbed.

Suspect number one is described as a white female with blonde hair, wearing blue jeans, and a white shirt. Suspect number two is described as a black male, tall and skinny, wearing blue jeans, blue shirt with a white collar and wearing a blue bandanna covering his face. Suspect number three is described as short and stocky, wearing white pants, brown jacket, and a white bandanna over his face. 

If you know anything that can help investigators, call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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