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Marion Co. deputies search for armed robber

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Surveillance footage of the suspect during the robbery (Source: Marion Co. Sheriff's Office) Surveillance footage of the suspect during the robbery (Source: Marion Co. Sheriff's Office)

MARION COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The Marion County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a man in connection to an armed robbery Thursday.

Sheriff Mark Richardson, spokesman for the Marion County Sheriff's Office, said an unknown man entered the Hotspot located at 4641 W. Hwy 76 around 3:15 a.m. with a handgun and forced an employee to hand over an undetermined amount of cash from the register.

The suspect is described as a black male standing between 5'8" and 5'10". He was wearing a gray hooded shirt, dark jeans and white tennis shoes at the time of the incident.

The suspect also concealed his identity by wearing a blue bandana on his face. A picture from surveillance footage is attached.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Marion County Sheriff's Office at 843-423-8216 or 843-423-8399.

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