Irmo police seek robbery suspect

The Irmo Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Pitt Stop convenience store located in the 7400 Block of Broad River Road in Irmo.

Around 8 pm the suspect entered the store wearing a torn white t-shirt or rag as a mask/face covering. The suspect presented a handgun to employees in the store while demanding cash.

The suspect fled the scene toward the back of the store. He is described by witnesses as a black male in his mid-30s, approximately 6 feet tall and 200 lbs. If you have any information related to this incident contact the Irmo Police Department at 803-781-8088, or Crimestoppers at 888-CRIME-SC (274-6372). Your tip can remain anonymous, and you may be entitled to a cash reward if your tip leads to an arrest.