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Johnston Man Robbed at Gunpoint Monday Afternoon
web posted November 20, 2012
JOHNSTON – A Johnston man walking on
Monument Drive near Roland Avenue contacted police after he was
confronted by three men in a car around 4 pm Monday. The victim told
police the driver pointed a semi-automatic pistol at him and demanded
money and he complied with the demand. The three men in the older model
Dodge Dynasty fled the scene towards Highway 23. Johnston Police and
Sheriff's Deputies converged on the area in an attempt to locate the
According to available information, the car is an older model light
blue Dodge Dynasty with lots of rust and having an unknown South
Carolina tag. The driver of the car was said to be a black male in his
40's with a light graying beard wearing a black hoodie with a Rhino
emblem on the front.
The victim was unable to give a description of the other two men in the
car other than the front seat passenger was a black male between 30 and
40 years of age and a back seat passenger being a while male, possibly
in his mid to late 20's.
The victim was unhurt in the robbery.
Deputies patrolled several routes the men could have taken to leave
Johnston but were unsuccessful in location the trio.
Surrounding counties were given a BOLO (be on the look-out) for the
suspects in the event they are spotted by another agency.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Edgefield County Sheriff's
Office at 803-637-5337. You do not need to give your name to provide
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