Lexington County man accused of stealing van at gunpoint

Brian King. LCSD provided booking photo.

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department announced the arrest of a Lexington man who is suspected of stealing a work van after pulling a gun on its driver Friday evening.

Brian Ray King, 38, is charged with robbery and the possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants.

“Based on the information detectives determined during their investigation, King pulled a gun on a man who was washing a work van and drove away in it Friday night,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “Officers with the Cayce Department of Public Safety were a big help on this case when they apprehended King the next day in the stolen work van. They arrested him after a brief vehicle and foot pursuit.”

According to Koon, more charges related to the incident are expected against King. Any updates on additional charges will be provided when received.

He was transported to the Lexington County Detention Center.

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