Suspect in Armed Robbery Sought

Chief Terrence Green would like the Town of Lexington community to know that the Lexington Police Department actively searching for Desmond Quiana Hampton, age 18 of Lexington, South Carolina.  He is wanted for his involvement in a recent armed robbery.

On the afternoon of Tuesday, August 4, 2020, Desmond Hampton, along with an accomplice who has already been arrested, robbed a victim at gunpoint at an apartment complex off of Park Road.  Desmond Hampton and an accomplice robbed the victim of over $300 and then they left the scene. 

Desmond Quiana Hampton is wanted for Armed Robbery, Possession of Weapon During a Violent Crime, and Criminal Conspiracy.

Desmond Hampton is a slender blank male with an approximate height of 6’1″ and weighs 160 pounds.  He has a heart tattoo under his right eye, the words “D6IX” tattooed by his left eye, and a kiss lips tattoo on the left side of his neck. 

Desmond Hampton is believed to be armed and dangerous and anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Taylor at 803-358-1569. 

Those with information can also contact Midlands Crimestoppers in the following ways: 

PHONE TIP – Call the toll free number at 1-888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372).

WEB TIP – Go to and click “Submit a Tip”

Mobile TIP – Download the new P3 Tips app on your Apple or Android Device.

You can provide information anonymously through Midlands Crime Stoppers. Your tip could earn you a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to Desmond Hampton’s arrest.

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