Duo sought for armed robbery at Beaufort County gas station

BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Investigators are on the lookout for two men who robbed a gas station in Beaufort County early Sunday morning.

Just after 4:15 a.m., the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office responded to the Circle K on 114 Sea Island Pkwy in reference to a robbery. An employee and several witnesses said that the store had been robbed by two men.

The clerk told deputies that the suspects, wearing ski masks and armed with guns, entered the store and demanded money.

The suspects stole cash and cigarettes, then fled the store. The suspects were last seen fleeing towards Youman's Drive, where investigators believe they went inside a waiting vehicle.

Both were described as black males, approximately 6-foot, one wearing a long-sleeve white shirt and the other a dark hooded sweatshirt.

The sheriff's office is asking anyone with information to contact either Investigator Cpl A. Zsamar at (843) 255-3408 or the Beaufort County Dispatch Center at (843) 524-2777. Citizens may also contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC (274-6372) or text the word TIPSC with a message to CRIMES (274637).

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