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Marion Dollar General robbed Sunday, man runs with money

(Source: Marion Police) (Source: Marion Police)
(Source: Marion Police) (Source: Marion Police)

MARION COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Marion County Sheriff's Office responded to a robbery at the Dollar General on North Hwy 501 Sunday night after telling the store clerk to open the register with a t-shirt covering his face.

According to MCSO, a man with a black shirt covering his face robbed the Dollar General. The store clerk said he approached and told her to "open the [explotive] register" numerous times. They did open the register, he grabbed the money and ran out.

The MCSO said the suspect was believed to have a handgun in his pocket during that time. Sheriff deputies put bloodhounds on his trail but believe he was picked up by a vehicle.

The man is described as a black male, slender build, and approximately 6 ft tall. 

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Marion County Sheriff's Office 843-423-8216.

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