Man robs SC bank, then waits on taxi for getaway ride, police sa - WJBF-TV ABC 6 Augusta-Aiken News, Weather, Sports

Man robs SC bank, then waits on taxi for getaway ride, police say

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Timothy Osborne Timothy Osborne
WEST COLUMBIA, SC -

West Columbia police say a man robbed a bank Thursday morning using a knife.

The incident took place at the Palmetto Citizens bank on Sunset Boulevard just after 9 a.m.

According to officers, 50-year-old Timothy Osborne came into the bank and demanded money while holding the knife. He then ran from the store with an undisclosed amount of money.

Officers found him a short time later across the street. Police say he was waiting on a taxi.

No injuries were reported.

Several schools in the area were briefly on lockdown while officers searched for the suspect.

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