Black Friday shoppers robbed on Hilton Head

November 25, 2011 

Two Black Friday shoppers were robbed at gunpoint by two men in the parking lot of Publix on Pembroke Drive on Hilton Head Island at about 1:30 a.m. today, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office.

The victims, a man and woman, were walking back to their parked car from Walmart when two black males approached with a gun, Lt. Matthew Averill of the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office said.

The robbers made off with $1,015 in cash and other personal items worth $310, according to the report.

They were of unknown height and weight, and no further description is available, Averill said. The armed robbery is under investigation.

Anyone with information about the robbery should call the dispatch center at 843-524-2777.

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