Employee slashed during armed robbery at SC Walmart

SIMPSONVILLE, SC – Police in Simpsonville say a shoplifter slashed an employee at a Walmart store while attempting to leave the store with items.

The Asset Protection Employee was attempting to stop a suspect pushing a shopping cart with items including a weed eater and a chainsaw, according to investigators.

The suspect pulled a knife and cut the employee on the arm and left in a red two-door pickup truck towards Harrison Bridge Road.

The suspect is described as a 6 foot tall black man weighing 165 pounds wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt and a black baseball cap. The truck was driven by another black man weighing 230 pounds wearing a red golf shirt and blue jeans.

Simpsonville Walmart Suspect Car WEB CROP

Simpsonville Police says the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

The victim was taken to the hospital with a knife wound to the arm.

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