Man arrested in connection with robbery at Aiken convenience store

Matthew S. Swift

A man is in police custody after a robbery at a convenience store in Aiken.

Matthew S. Swift, 43, was arrested Monday in connection with a robbery at the Green Light Express convenience store at 1334 Richland Ave., according to a news release from the Aiken Department of Public Safety.

After making a purchase, Swift forcefully took cash from a drawer and fled in a black SUV, which was parked at the side of the store, according to the release.

Swift, who is being held at the Aiken County Detention Center, faces a charge of strong-armed robbery.



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