Aiken Public Safety: Video may show robbery suspect


Aiken Department of Public Safety Officers have security video showing a man who matches the description of a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred Saturday at the Murphy’s Express gas station on Richland Avenue, according to a report.

The manager of a Richland Avenue motel gave officers the security tape. The tape shows a white male who matches the suspect’s description walk into the motel at 6:05 p.m. Sunday and leave shortly after, according to a report provided by Public Safety.

The suspect is described as a white male, with blond hair and blue eyes, in his early 20s, according to the report.

The suspect reportedly entered the Murphy’s facility, near Wal-Mart, at about 6:15 p.m. Saturday, according to the report.

He reportedly demanded cash and walked away, heading west on Richland Avenue with “an undisclosed amount of cash,” the report states.

Individuals with information on the case can call Public Safety at 803-642-7620.