Richland County, SC (WLTX) - Richland County deputies are searching for a suspect they say stole food from a grocery store and pulled a weapon on an employee.
On January 17th, deputies say the suspect went into the Piggy Wiggly at 6325 North Main Street near Columbia. Officers say he took five packages of chicken, then left the store. An employee ran after the person, but deputies say the suspect pulled out a knife and pointed it at the employee.
The suspect then ran away.
Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or e-mail a tip in to www.midlandscrimestoppers.com. 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.