Sumter police seek information for armed robbery


Sumter Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred early Sunday morning on Broad Street.

According to the agency, the robbery occurred before 3:15 a.m. at a Broad Street/Stamey Livestock Road convenience store. Three masked men, one with a handgun and two with long guns, entered the store and demanded money before leaving with an undetermined amount of cash and merchandise. No one was injured during the robbery, the agency said.

After robbing the store, the suspects then drove away in an unknown direction.

In photos posted to the agency’s Facebook page, the suspects are seen wearing dark colored hoodies and pants.

Anyone who might have seen unusual activity near the store, may have knowledge about the crime or who was involved is asked to call (803) 436-2700. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1-888-CRIME-SC, online at or using the P3 Tips app for mobile devices.

A cash reward may be available for information leading to an arrest.