Lake City gas station robbery suspect arrested

LAKE CITY, SC (WBTW) – The Florence County Sheriff’s Office says the man suspected of robbing a gas station in Lake City is now in police custody.

Investigators with the sheriff’s office say Dwight Alonso Littles, Jr., 28, of Hartsville, entered the Murphy Gas Station on Loop Road in Lake City at approximately 5:45 a.m. Friday morning. He threatened the store clerk with a gun and demanded money, investigators say.

After the clerk gave the cash to Littles, the suspect ran out of the store.

Investigators released the photo above following the robbery and Littles has since been arrested. Major Mike Nunn with the sheriff’s office says Littles is now in custody for an alleged unrelated offense in Williamsburg County and will be arraigned in Florence County in the future.

Littles is charged with armed robbery while armed with a deadly weapon in connection to the Lake City robbery.