2 charged for armed robbery of pills from Walterboro pharmacy

Andersen and Noah Hobbs (Source: CCDC)
Andersen and Noah Hobbs (Source: CCDC)

WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) - Walterboro Public Safety charged two men for an armed robbery of prescription pills at a Rite Aid early Sunday.

Authorities say 21-year-old Andersen Lewis Hobbs and 17-year-old Noah Michael Hobbs held employees at gunpoint at 72 Bells Highway around 12:30 a.m. and stole Oxycontin, Oxycodone, and Alprazolam.

According to the incident report, store employees were able to provide a description of the suspects' vehicle, and Jasper County Sheriff's Office deputies apprehended the suspects a short time later.

Both suspects were taken to the Colleton County Detention Center. They are charged with kidnapping, armed robbery, and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

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