Wanted: Armed robber threatens to shoot Dollar General employee in Summerville

Updated: Apr. 27, 2017 at 4:56 PM EDT
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Picture of the suspect's vehicle. (Source: DCSO)
Picture of the suspect's vehicle. (Source: DCSO)

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - The Dorchester County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help to identify an armed robber who stole money from a Summerville Dollar General and threatened to shoot an employee.

It happened on Tuesday at the store on Orangeburg Road.

The victim said the suspect pointed a gun at her face and her coworkers. According to the victim, the suspect told everyone,"Give me everything you got" as he waved the gun towards the faces of the employees.

The suspect then grabbed the victim and moved her to the back room with the gun pressed in the back of her head.

A report states when the victim attempted to open the back door, the suspect thought she was closing it and told her,"Don't close the door or I will shoot you."

The suspect then got money and fled in an unknown direction.

The victim described the suspect as a young black male, 5'6", 130 pounds, with elbow length dreads and was last seen wearing a baggie grey sweatshirt and dark navy blue sweatpants.

According to the victim, he was wearing a red bandanna over his face and appeared to be between the ages of 18 and 21.

Investigators released a picture of the suspect and his vehicle which is a white SUV.

Anyone with info can call the Sheriff's Office non-emergency number at 843-873-5111 or Crime Stoppers.

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