Photo of the suspect and weapon. (image courtesy Aiken DPS)
Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- The Aiken Department of Public Safety reports a person with an apparent assault rifle held up an individual and a restaurant Monday night.
Public Safety Officers say an individual with what appeared to be an assault rifle approached victims in the parking lot of Petsmart located on Whiskey Road in Aiken, and made off with property belonging to the victims.
A short time later Officers responded to an armed robbery call at a Subway restaurant on Silver Bluff Road. Upon arrival, officers discovered items in the parking lot described as property belonging to the first victims.
Officers say the suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of money, and was seen departing in a light blue colored sedan.
Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372) or send a tip in to Crimestoppers of the Midlands online.
You can also text information in by texting "TIPSC" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Either way you choose, your identity will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible for a cash reward.