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Beaufort County Sheriff's Office
Friday July 27th, 2018 :: 09:33 p.m. EDT


Armed robbery just occurred at the Family Dollar store on Shanklin Road in Burton. Sheriff's Office on-scene.

A short time ago, Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Family Dollar store, 361 Shanklin Road in Burton. Employees reported that an unknown African-American male subject entered the store, presented a handgun and demanded cash. According to the employees, the subject was wearing dark sweatpants, a black T-shirt and had a blue bandana over his face. The employees advised that the subject fled the store in an unknown direction with an undetermined amount of cash.

Residents in the area of Shanklin Road in Burton can expect an increased law enforcement presence over the next few hours. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Sheriff's Office Emergency Dispatch 843-524-2777 or Crimestoppers 1-888-CrimeSC if wishing to remain anonymous and for possible reward.

We appreciate your partnership and continued commitment to the safety of our community.  

Beaufort County Sheriff's Office
2001 Duke St
Beaufort, SC 29902

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Non-emergencies: 843-255-3200

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