Armed robbery suspect sought by Springdale police

Armed robbery suspect sought by Springdale police
The pictured suspect is wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Springdale.
The pictured suspect is wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Springdale on May 6. (Source: Springdale Police Department)
The pictured suspect is wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Springdale on May 6. (Source: Springdale Police Department)

SPRINGDALE, SC (WIS) - Law enforcement officials are seeking help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on Platt Springs Road in Springdale on Sunday.

The incident occurred just after 2:30 p.m. when a man entered a "Quick Trip 3 Mobile" gas station and presented a firearm. The suspect demanded money from the register.

The suspect is a black male wearing a dark, hooded sweatshirt with a dark T-shirt underneath. He also had on a black "wave cap" and jeans with holes. He left the scene in a white, convertible Ford Mustang with a black top and a spoiler. He headed in the direction of West Columbia.

If you have any information about this incident, you are urged to contact Crimestoppers by calling 1-888-CRIME SC (888-274-6372) or visiting www.midlandscrimestoppers.com or www.p3tips.com and click on the "submit a tip" tab. 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. You can also contact Springdale Police Department directly at (803) 796-3160.

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