Investigators release sketch of armed robbery suspect

ORANGEBURG, SC (WCSC) - Investigators have released a sketch of a suspect wanted for an armed robbery Thursday evening in Orangeburg.

The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office says the suspect was shopping at Family Dollar on Old Edisto Drive and asked for help from the store employees.

According to authorities, the suspect took out a gun and demanded a store employee to go to the safe and fill a bag with dollar bills.

Authorities say the suspect then told the victim to follow him outside to the parking lot. The suspect then told the victim that he could go back into the store.

Deputies describe the suspect as a black male with dreadlocks, 5'8" to 6-foot, wearing a tan camouflage jacket, black pants, black gloves and tan Timberland boots.

If anyone has information you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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