Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Columbia police are searching for a robbery suspect believed to have pointed a gun and pulled the trigger during a robbery at a gas station.
Officers say the suspect entered the S Mart at 321 Greystone Boulevard around 6:30 a.m. Monday. According to witnesses, he pulled what's believed to be a gun on the store clerk and demanded money.
At one point during the crime, one of the witnesses saw the man pull the trigger, heard a "click," but the gun didn't fire.
No one was injured during the armed robbery.
The man then took the register with the cash inside and ran, and got into a black, older model Jeep Cherokee with paper tags. The vehicle was last seen heading towards Stoneridge Drive.
Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or e-mail a tip in to Crimestoppers of the Midlands. 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.