Deputies searching for suspect in Florence County armed robbery

Published: Jan. 18, 2023 at 3:30 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 18, 2023 at 5:00 PM EST
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FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - Authorities are investigating an armed robbery in the Pee Dee on Wednesday.

Maj. Mike Nunn with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office told WMBF News the incident happened at the Healthy Food Store on Elijah Ludd Road around 12:30 p.m. and the suspect fled the scene heading towards Cashua Drive.

Nunn added that deputies are still searching for a suspect in the area.

Witnesses said the suspect is a black man, 6′0 and about 200 lbs. He was wearing a black sweatshirt, hoodie and sweatpants, running shoes and a shiny black beanie.

Anyone with information is asked to contact FCSO Investigators at (843)665-2121, ext. 438. You may remain anonymous.

The sheriff’s office is asking residents in the Queens Road, S. Central Drive, Aiken Drive and Gregg Avenue areas are asked to check their video doorbells or security camera videos to see if the suspect was caught on their system. If so, they are asked to contact investigators.

Stay with WMBF News for updates.