Deputies: 2 Greenville Co. robberies may be connected - FOX Carolina 21

Deputies: 2 Greenville Co. robberies may be connected

Posted: Updated: Jan 31, 2013 04:02 PM
Deputies were investigating at the Citgo Corner Mart store at 8698 White Horse Rd. (Jan. 31, 2013/FOX Carolina) Deputies were investigating at the Citgo Corner Mart store at 8698 White Horse Rd. (Jan. 31, 2013/FOX Carolina)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Greenville County deputies said they are investigating a pair of armed robberies Thursday that may be connected.

The first happened at 11:11 a.m. at the Stop N Go at 395 Conestee Rd.

Deputies said someone wearing a dark jacket and a ski mask who was armed with a handgun, walked into the store and demanded money. They said they were not sure if the bandit got away with anything.

The second robbery happened at 12:14 p.m. at the Corner Mart at 8698 White Horse Rd.

Deputies said someone who was also wearing a dark jacket and ski mask, and also armed with a handgun, held up the store. They said they were not sure if the robber was able to steal anything before fleeing the store.

SLIDESHOW: Deputies respond to Corner Mart

The second robbery prompted a brief lockdown at nearby Armstrong Elementary School.

Anyone with information about either of the robberies was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 23-CRIME (864-232-7463).

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