Trio uses crowbars, sledgehammer to break into Sumter grocery store

Trio uses crowbars, sledgehammer to break into Sumter grocery store
(Source: Surveillance images/Sumter County Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Surveillance images/Sumter County Sheriff's Office)

SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Sumter deputies are on the lookout for three suspects they say broke into a grocery store early Sunday morning.

The crime happened at the Piggly Wiggly, located at US Highway 15 South and Guignard Drive in Sumter around 2:50 a.m. and going into the store's office.

The incident was captured on the store's surveillance system and shows the suspects leaving the scene empty-handed.

The estimated damage to the doors is $1,000.

Anyone who can identify them is asked to call Investigator Nelson Rosario at (803) 436-2000 or Crime Stoppers at (803) 436-2718 or 1-888-CRIMESC. You do not have to give your name and might get a reward of up to $1,000.

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