West Columbia, SC-- Police in South Carolina didn't have to look very hard for a suspect wanted in a bank robbery. In fact, police say he didn't run to far from the bank he robbed.
West Columbia police say a man armed with knife robbed the Palmetto Citizens Bank Thursday around 9:00am.
According to officers, 50-year-old Timothy Osborne came into the store 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.