2 Horry County convenience store armed robberies believed to be connected, police say

2 Horry County convenience store armed robberies believed to be connected, police say

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - On January 25, at about 9 p.m. Horry County Police Department responded to an armed robbery at Scotchman convenience store on Lake Arrowhead Road.

According to HCPD, “two suspects entered the store, pointed a gun at the clerk while demanding money.” The suspects are described as two black males in dark hooded sweatshirts. One man was wearing red sweatpants, black tennis shoes, a light colored undershirt and a dark cloth mask over his face. The other wore jeans, black and white tennis shoes, and a white cloth mask over his face.

No one was hurt during the robbery.

About an hour later, Horry County police responded to an armed robbery and homicide at the Sunhouse convenience store off Cultra Road in Conway. Police said they believe the crimes are connected.

Another armed robbery also occurred in Horry County, Sunday. Click the link below:

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