Armed Robbery Suspect Wanted

A “substantial amount of money” was reportedly taken during an Armed Robbery Tuesday night in the Wattsville community. A Laurens County Sheriff’s Office facebook post indicated that at approximately 10:00 o’clock Tuesday night a subject armed with a firearm held up the Dollar General at 19080 Highway 221 north of Laurens, also accessible from Highway 49. Deputies deployed a K9 during their efforts to locate the subject.

A photo of the suspect was posted on the Sheriff’s Office facebook page and reposted by the WLBG facebook page.

Anyone with information regarding the individual shown in the facebook posting is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at (864) 984-2523. You may submit information anonymously with a call to (864) 68-CRIME.