Beech Island robbers sought

Aiken County authorities are searching for three men who robbed a credit union this afternoon.

Police said three black men entered the Beech Island Credit Union in the 100 block of Old Jackson Highway about 12:50 p.m. wearing masks and gloves and brandishing two handguns and possibly an AK-47 demanding money, said Aiken County sheriff’s Capt. Troy Elwell.

The men fled in a vehicle with an undisclosed amount of cash, Capt. Elwell said.



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