Police look for help in Walmart robbery


This still photo from a surveillance camera shows the man suspected of robbing the Walmart store in Pickens last Tuesday night.

PICKENS — Pickens Police are looking for the public’s help in solving an armed robbery at Walmart last week.

According to a release, a man walked into the Walmart store on Gentry Memorial Highway at around 10:40 p.m. on Feb. 4, presented a handgun to a cashier and demanded money. After receiving an undisclosed amount, the man fled.

The suspect was described as a black man, around 6 feet 3 inches and 240 pounds, with a fake beard glued to his face. He wore a gray suit, hat and dress shoes.

Police also believe the man may have had two female accomplices waiting on him.

If you have any information about the crime, call the Pickens Police Department at (864) 878-6366 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-442-CRIME.