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Man charged in connection with armed robbery at Family Dollar in Sumter

SHELBIE GOULDING
shelbie@theitem.com
Posted 9/26/19

Police charged a man on Thursday in connection to an armed robbery on Sept. 13 at a Family Dollar on Liberty Street.Jeremy Dwight Sealey, 27, of Sumter, was charged with armed robbery and possession …

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Man charged in connection with armed robbery at Family Dollar in Sumter

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Sumter police charged a man on Thursday in connection to an armed robbery on Sept. 13 at a Family Dollar on Liberty Street.

Jeremy Dwight Sealey, 27, of Sumter, was charged with armed robbery and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to Tonyia McGirt, public information officer for the Sumter Police Department. He was also charged with second-degree domestic violence in an unrelated incident.

According to initial reports, the robber entered the Family Dollar at 674 W. Liberty St. about 9:15 p.m., demanded money and instructed two store employees to lie on the floor as he fled on foot. Surveillance cameras captured the armed robbery.

Sealey is being held in Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center.