Chester PD investigates robbery in parking lot

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By Brian Garner

The quiet of an afternoon wasn't so quiet on Saluda Street in the BB&T bank parking lot this past Friday.
At about 11:36 a.m. on Friday, January 17, a lone suspect accosted a man in the BB&T Bank parking lot at 115 Saluda Street in Chester and robbed him.
According to a press release from the Chester Police Department, the suspect, described as a black male wearing dark blue colored jeans, a puffy style camouflage jacket with a hood,  tall and slender with an unknown age, snatched a BB&T banking bag from the victim, Yun Lam Hui.  The amount that was in the bag is unknown at this time.
The suspect fled on foot and the last known direction of travel was Hudson Street.
According to the release, within two minutes officers arrived on scene to search and locate the suspect.  As of press time the suspect had not been apprehended.  If you know of anybody matching this description please contact Lt. Tammy Levister at 803-581-2133 ext. 231 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-CRIMESTOPPERS.