The Aiken Department of Public Safety is investigating an armed robbery that happened in a parking lot Friday afternoon.


The victim was sitting in her vehicle that was parked in the Whiskey Road Wal-Mart parking lot at about noon when she was approached by an armed man. He pointed a handgun at the her and demanded money, according to reports.


The victim gave him an undisclosed amount of money, as well as her cellphone. The man then fled the scene in a white vehicle, the report stated.


The suspect is described as a black male, possibly in his 20s, wearing a baseball hat, brown boots, jeans and a gray long-sleeved T-shirt, according to reports.


Anyone with information related to the robbery or the identity of the male subject is asked to contact Crimestoppers of the Midlands at 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372). Callers will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.