ROCK HILL, S.C. — Rock Hill police released the clearest surveillance video they've seen of a man who they believe has robbed six different businesses since mid-January.
Almost all of the places were robbed as they were closing, and the suspect had a silver pistol.
The newest surveillance video is from the T-mobile store in the Publix shopping center on Cherry Road.
The video shows a man holding a gun while forcing the employees to pull out all the register drawers and put them on the counter. He takes the drawers with him, as he did in most of the other robberies.
Rock Hill police believe the same man is responsible for five armed robberies or robbery attempts, and one case in which a cash register was yanked from a counter.
The other places that were robbed include:
-- the Exxon Station on West Main Street, on Jan. 16.
-- Lebo's Shoes on Cherry Road,on Feb. 21
-- The Walmart Neighborhood Market on Cherry Road and Marco's Pizza on Heckle Boulevard, on March 4.
-- The Subway on West Main Street, on March 6.
-- The T-mobile store on Cherry Road, on March 10.
(Click PLAY to watch surveillance video)
Rock Hill police Capt. Brent Allmon has several serious concerns.
One is that the crimes are happening much closer together.
"Now, the frequency has picked up, to a couple of times a week," Allmon said. "Is he getting a little bolder? Is he getting more desperate for money?"
Late Tuesday, there was an armed robbery at the First Citizens Bank on Herlong Avenue. The man had a gun and wore an orange bandana.
Police told Channel 9 that they aren’t sure if it’s the same suspect.
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