Sheriff seeks suspect in armed robbery

A composite sketch of the suspect sought in Dollar General strong armed robbery on Sept. 25.

BLAIR – At approximately 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25, an unknown person assaulted an employee of Dollar General at the Salem Crossroads intersection in the Blair area of Fairfield County.

The suspect forcibly stole a quantity of money that was being taken to the bank and then fled on foot in the direction of SC 215 South towards Jenkinsville. The suspect was wearing black sweatpants and a long-sleeve gray shirt.

If you have any information about this incident, you are urged to contact the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office at (803) 635-4141 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIMESC (888-274-6372) or visit www.midlandscrimestoppers.com to email a tip. 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 $1,000.00.

The Voice will update this story as more information becomes available.