Man wearing surgical mask robs Dollar General in Effingham area, deputies say

Man wearing surgical mask robs Dollar General in Effingham area, deputies say
Florence County deputies are searching for this man who robbed a Dollar General in the Effingham area on Wednesday night. (Source: Florence County Sheriff's Office)

FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Florence County deputies are searching for a man who held up a Dollar General in the Effingham area.

Deputies were dispatched to the robbery just after 8 p.m. at the store on South Irby Street.

Chief Deputy Glen Kirby said a black male with acid wash jeans, burgundy hoodie and surgical mask robbed the store. He added that the robber used a black semi-automatic handgun during the robbery.

Kirby said no one was hurt during the incident.

We will bring you updates on this developing story as they come into our newsroom.

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