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Two remain on the run after Florence armed robbery

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) Florence Police are asking for the public's help in identifying and locating two men they say robbed a Florence gas station Tuesday night.

Major Carlos Raines, spokesman for the Florence Police Department, told WMBF News two unknown black males armed with one handgun entered the Marathon Gas Station on Second Loop Road.

According to Raines, the clerk was ordered to lie on the ground as the suspects ran behind the counter and stole money from the register.

They were also able to flee with lighters and about 30 packs of cigarettes.

Both suspects are described as being between the ages of 20 and 30. One was wearing a purple hoodie while the other was wearing a brown jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Florence Police Department at 843-665-3191.

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