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Aiken County gas station robbed at gunpoint; police hunt robber

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 9:55 PM
Last updated Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 9:31 AM
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The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who robbed a gas station Tuesday night.



Around 8:30 p.m., a man entered El Cheapo at 211 Ascauga Lake Road and robbed it at gunpoint, Sheriff’s Capt. Troy Elwell said.

The suspect was described as a black man in all-black clothing, wielding a pistol.


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