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Woman flees after robbing business


Updated 08-16-2017

Detectives, with help from the public, are working to identify a woman who robbed a beauty supply store before fleeing.

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Police: Start the school year with safety in mind.


Updated 08-18-2017

An extra presence of officers will be out around school zones beginning Tuesday morning and afternoon to help get the 2017-18 school year off to a safe start.

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Plan ahead for eclipse day traffic


Updated 08-17-2017

Sumter Police, in anticipation of an increased number of drivers on local and state roadways, are urging residents to plan ahead of Monday’s total solar eclipse.

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Tires stolen during afternoon break-in


Updated 08-12-2017

Officers are working to identify a pickup truck that was seen after an undetermined number of tires were stolen from a local car dealership.
UPDATE: Detectives believe the make of a pickup spotted after tires were reported stolen from a car dealership could be a Chevrolet.

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Man charged with lewd act toward teen


Updated 08-07-2017

A local man faces charges after having inappropriate contact with a minor girl.

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