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