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Suspect robs Florence business at gunpoint Tuesday, police say

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – A man robbed a Florence business at gunpoint mid-day Tuesday and forced an employee under a desk, according to a news release from the Florence Police department.

At about 12:16 p.m., Florence Police officers responded to Local Finance on West Evans Street to a report of an armed robbery, the release states. The employee said a black male wearing a green hoodie, black pants and a camouflage bandana over his face entered the business and demanded money at gunpoint.

The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of money, forced an employee under a desk, and then fled in an unknown direction, the release states.

Anyone with information is asked to contact FPD at 843-665-3191 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIMESC.

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