FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A Hemingway man was arrested Monday by Florence deputies after he allegedly pointed a gun at a store clerk and removed money from the cash register at a truck stop near Lake City, before fleeing on foot, deputies said.
Joshua Lamar Wilson, 21, was charged with armed robbery and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.
Deputies said they responded to a reported armed robbery Sunday just before midnight at Little Fishers Truck Stop. A short time later, deputies said while enroute to the location, a responding deputy noticed a person matching the description of the suspect walking on Highway 378.
Upon making contact with the suspect, the deputy located a handgun and a bag containing cash.
Wilson was arrested and is being held at the Florence County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.
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