Three men robbed a group of women playing cards Sunday in a Burton home, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.
One of the three robbers was armed with a handgun when they entered a home on Wellena Court at about 5 p.m., a news release said.
The homeowner, a 59-year-old man, was in the kitchen cooking. The robbers told him to stay there while they went into the dining room and took a purse and the money from the card game, the release said.
The men were last seen running across Joe Frazier Road into the woods. A K-9 team recovered some of the stolen money, but the robbers were not found, the release said.
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No one was hurt in the robbery, the release said.
The robbers were described as black and in their late 20s, wearing scarves over their faces. One was wearing a white hooded sweatshirt, and the other two were wearing black hooded sweatshirts.
Anyone with information can call investigators at 843-255-3409 or Crime Stoppers at 888-274-6372.