Springdale, SC (Sunday 7:00 a.m. Paul Kirby) Officers are investigating an armed robbery that just occurred at approximately 6:45 a.m. on Sunday morning. According to reports, a man entered the Circle K at 2208 Airport Boulevard, presented a handgun, and demanded money and a carton of cigarettes. He then fled.
The man is described as a black male with light skin, approximately 5’ 10’ tall, with a tight, short haircut. He was wearing a white jacket with a hood, dark blue jeans or black pants, and dark colored shoes. He is armed with a small, black, snubbed-nose handgun. He left headed in the direction of the Travelers Inn which is at the I-26 off ramp at Airport Boulevard.
Officers are currently flooding the area and the general public is urged to stay clear. Investigators are reviewing surveillance video, and a perimeter is being formed. Springdale is being assisted by officers from the Cayce DPS, and other agencies.
This man should be considered armed and dangerous. Homeowners nearby should be vigilant for anyone or
anything that seems out of place. If anyone spots a person fitting this description do not confront him. Notify law enforcement by calling 911.
We will update this story as it develops.