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Hot Spot robbed in Laurens Co.

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Deputies respond to the Laurens Hot Spot store after a robbery. (June 13, 2013/FOX Carolina) Deputies respond to the Laurens Hot Spot store after a robbery. (June 13, 2013/FOX Carolina)
Deputies say the surveillance video shows the clerk (left) and two robbers in the store. (Source: Laurens Co. Sheriff's Office) Deputies say the surveillance video shows the clerk (left) and two robbers in the store. (Source: Laurens Co. Sheriff's Office)
LAURENS, SC (FOX Carolina) -

A Hot Spot convenience store in Laurens was robbed at gunpoint Thursday morning, deputies said.

The robbery happened at the Highway 221 South store about 6 a.m.

Laurens County deputies said two men left in a white, two-door Honda headed south towards Greenwood. They said the car was parked on Ekom Beach Road before it left the scene.

No one was injured in the robbery, deputies said.

Surveillance video from the robbery was posted on YouTube by the sheriff's office. It shows the two robbers, whose faces were covered, enter the store, go behind the counter with the clerk and start taking money and cigarettes. The robbers can be heard saying "hurry up" repeatedly.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 864-68-CRIME.

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