RH police investigating robbery Thursday evening

Posted January 14, 2022 2:58 pm | Filed under Local News, News

Rock Hill Police are investigating a Thursday evening armed robbery that occurred at the Circle K on Celanese Road. Officers arrived on scene meeting with the clerk who stated a black male suspect approached the register placing a Reece’s Cups, pink Lemonade, and a camouflage-colored pistol on the countertop. The suspect stated, “Give me the money from the register, and no one has to get hurt.” The suspect then grabbed the slide of the firearm chambering a round. The clerk handed over an unknown amount of cash from the register before the suspect fled the scene. The suspect is described as a black male approximately 5’11, wearing a black ski mask, black pants, navy hooded sweatshirt, black jacket, and black shoes. The Rock Hill Police Department Criminal Investigations Division is continuing the investigation.