Florence County Deputies Search for Two Armed Robbers

Florence County Deputies are searching for a pair of armed robbers. Two men robbed a Dollar General on South Irby Street in Effingham on Friday night. They held the cashier at gunpoint and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. The FCSO is now seeking the public’s help identifying the men involved. One is described as being around 20-years-old, about 6’1″ and 130 pounds. He was seen wearing a long wig, gray hoodie, a mask, and purple gloves. The second suspect is described as approximately 40 years old, about 5’3″ and 190 pounds. He was wearing all black clothing, a mask, and purple gloves. Anyone with information should reach out to the FCSO at 843-665-2121 ext. 372 or use the Submit-A-Tip mobile app. Information can also be submitted anonymously at 1-888-CRIME-SC.