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Beaufort man charged in armed robbery at Port Royal gas station

A Beaufort man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the armed robbery of a Port Royal gas station in October.

Randy Canfield, 19, was charged with armed robbery and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Canfield allegedly held a clerk of the Exxon Gas Station on Parris Island Gateway at gunpoint, took an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes and ran away Oct. 30, according to the Port Royal Police Department release.

Video surveillance and other leads led the department to arrest Canfield, the release said.

Anyone with information about the robbery can call the Port Royal Police Department at 843-986-2220 or email