PHOTOS: Deputies seek suspect in armed robbery of Florence Co. Dollar General, searching area

Pee Dee Crime

EFFINGHAM, SC (WBTW) – Florence County deputies are seeking a suspect in an armed robbery of a Dollar General.

The armed suspect entered the Dollar General store on U.S. Highway 52 in Effingham around 9:55 a.m. Thursday and demanded money from a store employee at gunpoint, according to the Florence Co. Sheriff’s Office. The suspect was wearing a blue and white hoodie and a mask. The suspect left the store with an undetermined amount of cash.

No injuries were reported.

Video surveillance cameras in the store captured images of the suspect, which the sheriff’s office shared.

Courtesy: Florence County Sheriff’s Office

Anyone with information is asked to contact the FCSO at 843-665-2121, ext. 360, Crime Stoppers of the Pee Dee at 1-888-CRIME-SC or “Submit-A-Tip” on the FCSO free app for I-phone or Android telephones. You do not have to reveal your identity to leave information.

This is a developing story. Count on News13 for updates.


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