Beech Island robbers sought

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is looking for two men who robbed a Beech Island convenience store.

An employee told police that the men, who wore masks and gloves, entered the Manis Mart convenience store at 211 Cary Drive on Monday. She said they pointed a handgun at her, ordered her to lie on the floor and took an undisclosed amount of money from a safe before fleeing in an SUV, possibly a green Chevrolet Tahoe.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at (800) 922-9709. Individuals may also call Crimestoppers of the Midlands: (888) CRIME – SC. Callers can remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of between $50 and $1,000.



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