Investigators are asking for the public's help to identify a woman who robbed a Sally Beauty Supply store in Sumter, according to the Sumter Police Department.

Police say a woman entered the Sally Beauty Supply located at 1285 Broad Street Tuesday morning, where she passed a note to the clerk saying she was armed and wanted money from the safe. Investigators say the clerk complied, handing over an undetermined amount of cash. The woman then ran out of the store toward a nearby restaurant, say police.

The woman is described as a 5'4" white female between 40 and 50-years-old with short dark hair and weighing approximately 200 lbs. At the time of the robbery, she was wearing all black clothing.

If you recognize this woman or know anything about the robbery, Sumter police ask you to contact them at (803) 436-2700 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously in any of the following ways:

  • Call 888-CRIME-SC.
  • TEXT “TIPSC” to CRIMES (274637), followed by the tip information.
  • LOG ON to, and click on the red “Submit a Tip” tab.

A cash reward may be available for information leading to an arrest.

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