Columbia dollar store robbed at gunpoint

(Source: Richland County Sheriff's Department)
(Source: Richland County Sheriff's Department)

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A Dollar Tree business on North Main Street was robbed at gunpoint Friday night, according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department.

Around 9 p.m., deputies responded to the robbery where the suspect escaped with an undisclosed amount of money. The manager told authorities that the suspect entered the store during business hours and waited until after the store had closed to present a handgun and demand money.

No injuries were reported and no suspect info has been released yet.

WIS News 10 will update this story as more information becomes available.

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