Masked men wanted for armed robbery at Georgetown country store

GEORGETOWN, SC (WCSC) - Authorities are looking for two men who held up a country store in Georgetown on Thursday night.

Deputies with the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office responded to Gene's Country Store on Highmarket Street, or Hwy 521, around 11 p.m. after receiving reports of an armed robbery.

The cashier told officers that two mask-wearing men dressed in dark clothing came into the store armed with what appeared to be a handgun and demanded money.

Authorities say the men made away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Anyone that can identify the suspects or has any information about the robbery is asked to call the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office at (843) 546-5102.

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