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Deputies: Purple-gloved robber steals cash, smokes from Pendleton store

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PENDLETON, SC (FOX Carolina) -

A robber wearing a bandana and purple gloves was able to get away with cash and some cigarettes from a Pendleton store at gunpoint Monday night, according to deputies.

Anderson County deputies were called to the Plez-U on East Main Street about 8:40 p.m. after the clerk reported that she was robbed at gunpoint.

Deputies said the robber entered the store, showed what looked like a gun and demanded two cartons of Newport cigarettes and the cash drawer.

The clerk handed the items over, the man dropped the items in a plastic bag then ran off, according to deputies. The clerk was unable to see which way he ran, deputies said.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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