The Lexington Police Department is asking the community for help to identify an individual involved in an attempted armed robbery this afternoon, accoring to Chief Terrence Green.
On Friday, Oct. 3, at approximately 12:58 p.m., officers were dispatched to the parking lot of Walmart, located at 5556 Sunset Blvd, in the Town of Lexington, in reference to an armed robbery.
According to victim statements, an individual approached a female sitting in her vehicle. He pointed a firearm at her and demanded money before she drove away from the scene.
The individual is described to be a white male in his 50’s with a light-colored beard, scruffy in appearance. The individual is observed, on video footage, to enter a white Nissan sedan with a silver front license plate displaying the USC Gamecock symbol on it.
Anyone with further information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Salisbury at 803-359-6260 or [email protected].