The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your assistance in information about an armed robbery of an area convenience store that happened last night.
Sunday evening at about 10:45 p.m., a male suspect entered the BP Station located on Highway 34 at I-26 with a pistol and demanded money.
The suspect took the money from the store and went outside where he robbed a customer of the store at the gas pump.
Witnesses saw the subject run to a vehicle parked on the west bound entrance ramp and then flee the area in the vehicle. No vehicle description is available at this time.
The suspect is described as a white male wearing a red hoodie and blue pants. The subject appears to be approximately six-foot tall and weighed between 150-200 pounds. The suspect was wearing a mask.
Anyone with any information about this robbery is asked to contact the Newberry County Sheriff’s Office at 321-2222 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIMESC
A substantial reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for this robbery.