Armed robbery suspects sought

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These artist renderings depict the suspects in the armed robbery of the Pickens Dollar Tree store on Saturday night.

PICKENS — Pickens police are asking for the public’s help in finding two men responsible for an armed robbery at a local business on Saturday night.

According to a news release from the Pickens Police Department, two armed men robbed the Dollar Tree store at 529 A Hampton Ave. shortly before 9:30 p.m.

The men allegedly forced employees into a restroom while they forcibly removed an undisclosed amount of money and fled the scene.

Officers from the Pickens Police Department and Pickens County Sheriff’s Office arrived on the scene shortly thereafter to begin an investigation, and Pickens police are increasing their business patrols, the release said.

The suspects are described as black males in their early 20s. Anyone with more information on the incident is asked to call the Pickens Police Department at (864) 878-6366.