Sumter police searching for home invasion suspect

Sumter police searching for home invasion suspect

SUMTER, SC (WIS) - The Sumter police are requesting the community's assistance in identifying a man wanted in connection to a home invasion.

Officials say a Carver Street couple heard a knock on the door around 1 a.m. Thursday morning and went to open it thinking it was a family member.

According to officials, a man then forced his way in and demanded money. After forcing the couple into a back bedroom and searching the room, the man fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

The man is described as clean shaven, in his late 20s to early 30s and between 5 feet 6 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall. At the time of the incident, he was wearing blue jeans, a tan shirt and a light-colored baseball cap.

No one was injured in the incident.

Anyone with information related to this crime or the identity of the individual above are asked to contact Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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