Shirtless man in slippers sought in pharmacy robbery

Published: Apr. 7, 2016 at 12:27 PM EDT
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Source: Sumter Police Dept.
Source: Sumter Police Dept.

SUMTER, SC (WIS) - Police in Sumter are looking for a man who robbed a pharmacy shirtless and wearing slippers.

Police released surveillance photos taken from the robbery that occurred at the Rite Aid on North Washington Street at about 6:15 p.m. Wednesday. Those photos are attached to this story.

Police say an undetermined amount of cash was taken when the man pulled out a handgun and ordered the clerk to give him the money from the register. The man ran along Warren Street after getting the money.

He was wearing a black shirt around his face at the time of the robbery.

If you recognize the man in the photo, contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways: Call 1-888-CRIME SC (888-274-6372), Text TIPSC plus your tip info to CRIMES (274637), visit and email a tip. Your identity will be kept anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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