Deputies release surveillance photos from West Columbia robbery

Published: Jun. 6, 2016 at 2:03 PM EDT
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WEST COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Lexington County Sheriff's Deputies hope someone recognizes the man in these surveillance photos from a robbery at a gas station in West Columbia.

Deputies say the man robbed the Circle K in the 2300 block of Augusta Road in West Columbia Thursday morning.

Witnesses said the man entered the store, selected a beverage and approached the sales counter as if he were going to buy it. The man then ordered the clerk to put cash and cigarettes in a bag for him.

The man left the store and drove away in a silver vehicle toward Leaphart Road.

If you recognize the man in these surveillance photos, you are urged to 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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