Richland County Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a man suspected of robbing a Kroger grocery store and a Wal-Mart customer, whom he also is accused of assaulting.
The crimes were committed on Monday and Tuesday on Two Notch Road.
Around 5:15 p.m. Monday, a man reported he was approached from behind in the men’s restroom at the Wal-Mart at 10060 Two Notch Road. The victim said an unknown man pulled out a weapon with which he hit the victim several times, causing severe cuts to his upper body. The suspect left with the man’s phone and a dollar.
Around 9:10 p.m. Tuesday, a suspect robbed the Kroger grocery store at Sparkleberry Square, also on Two Notch Road. A store worker said a suspect pulled a knife and took cash from a register before fleeing.
The suspect was described as wearing khaki pants, a dark T-shirt with red or orange and white lettering, a white baseball hat and glasses