Timothy Osborne (Image: West Columbia Police Dept.)
West Columbia, SC (WLTX) - West Columbia police say a man robbed a bank Thursday morning using a knife.
The incident took place at the Palmetto Citizens bank on Sunset Boulevard just after 9 a.m.
According to officers, 50-year-old Timothy Osborne came into the store and demanded money while holding the knife. He then ran from the store with an undisclosed amount of money.
Officers found him a short time later across the street. Police say he was waiting on a taxi.
No injuries were reported.
Several schools in the area were briefly on lockdown while officers searched for the suspect.