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Suspect sought after gunpoint robbery near the North Augusta Greeneway

North Augusta Department of Public Safety responds to robbery call.
North Augusta Department of Public Safety responds to robbery call.((Source: WRDW))
Published: Feb. 2, 2021 at 3:16 PM EST
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NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - North Augusta Department of Public Safety responded Tuesday to a call about a robbery near Riverview Park, near the activities center.

According to the department, two victims were exercising on the Greeneway when they were approached by a man.

The man pulled out a small-caliber handgun and demanded the victims give up their phones and other valuables. The victims complied.

The man then headed back down the Greeneway toward the filtration plant.

The department spent time on the scene searching and questioning witnesses. The Aiken County Bloodhound Team was assisting with the search.

The department is now looking to identify the person (pictured below) in reference to the robbery. He is described as a black male, about 6 feet tall and weighs around 250 pounds. If you can identify the suspect, call 803-441-4251.

The North Augusta Department of Public Safety is looking for this suspect following a robbery...
The North Augusta Department of Public Safety is looking for this suspect following a robbery near Riverview Park.(Source: North Augusta Department of Public Safety)

We have a News 12 crew on the way to the scene and will provide updates as they develop.

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