Police looking for suspects in Savannah Hwy Food Lion robbery

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Police are looking for the man that broke into a Savannah Highway grocery store early Tuesday morning to steal cigarettes.

According to police, a white male suspect wearing dark shorts and a black shirt over his face broke a plate glass window at the front of the Food Lion at 2144 Savannah Hwy. shortly after 4 a.m. Tuesday.

Surveillance video shows the man running to the store's customer service desk and jumping over the counter before going out of view. A moment later, he jumps back over the desk and runs out of the store.

An officer responding to the alarm saw two white men and a black man walking away from the area toward the Intown Suites. None of the three men have been identified.

Managers at the store say the suspect got away with $400 in cigarettes and caused $700 in damage to the window.

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