Man wanted in connection with robbery at Sumter gas station

Man wanted in connection with robbery at Sumter gas station

SUMTER, S.C. (WIS) - The Sumter Police Department is asking for community assistance to help locate a man wanted in connection with the robbery of a gas station.

The incident occurred shortly before 6:15 a.m. at Hodge Amoco on East Liberty Street.

Officials say, the man asked the cashier about the cost of a pack of cigarettes before grabbing the employee and forcing them to open the register.

The man then grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash from the register and fled the store.

No one was injured in this incident. Anyone with information about the suspect’s identity is urged to contact the Sumter Police Department at 803-436-2700

A cash reward may be available for information that leads to an arrest.

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