Crime

Masked robber points gun at Rock Hill store clerk's face, police say

A clerk at the Circle K store at 1839 Celanese Road in Rock Hill, South Carolina was robbed at gunpoint around 1 a.m. Friday, April 27, 2018, police said. No one was hurt, police said. Police are seeking a suspect but have not made an arrest, officers said.
A clerk at the Circle K store at 1839 Celanese Road in Rock Hill, South Carolina was robbed at gunpoint around 1 a.m. Friday, April 27, 2018, police said. No one was hurt, police said. Police are seeking a suspect but have not made an arrest, officers said. Andrew Dys

An masked suspect pointed a gun at a store clerk's face during a robbery at a Rock Hill convenience store Friday morning, police said.

The incident happened around 1 a.m. at the Circle K store at 1839 Celanese Road, said Capt. Mark Bollinger of the Rock Hill Police Department. The store is located at the corner of Celanese and Mount Gallant roads.

The clerk was not injured, Bollinger said.

The suspect took $125 then forced the male clerk to lock himself in a back room of the store before fleeing, an incident report states.

No arrests have been made.

Andrew Dys: 803-329-4065, @AndrewDysHerald

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