The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in connection with an armed robbery Sunday night at a convenience store in Burton.
Shortly before 10 p.m., the suspect entered Sunhouse Petroleum at 3448 Trask Parkway and asked the clerk for cigarettes, according to a Sheriff's Office report.
When the clerk turned around, the suspect placed a revolver to her back and told her not to scream.
He took an undisclosed amount of cash from the registers and ran toward Roseida Road, the report said.
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The suspect was described as black, 25 to 30 years old, about 5 feet 7 inches and 170 pounds, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a black New York Yankees baseball cap, according to a news release.
Another robbery occurred in Beaufort on Sunday evening, Bromage said. Further details about the other robbery were not available.
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