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Man steals money with hammer at convenience store, Florence Deputies searching for suspect

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FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - Florence County Sheriff Deputies responded to reports of a robbery at a convenience store Saturday night at Alligator and Savannah Grove Road. The suspect fled with money that the owner was able to recover, according to Major Michael Nunn.

Deputies say, the suspect entered the store with a hammer and stole an unknown amount of money, he then attempted to leave in the taxi he arrived in.

The owner followed the suspect out of the store and was able to recover the money, but the suspect fled on foot.

Nunn said, deputies attempted to track the suspect but have not been successful.

The incident remains under investigation .

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