MYRTLE BEACH — Members of the Horry County Police Department’s Bloodhound Tracking Team searched for two men wanted in connection with a business robbery near Conway, Lt. Robert Kegler said at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
By 12 p.m. Tuesday, one man was taken into custody and the second suspect was being sought, Kegler said. Detectives will remain in the area for the investigation.
The two men went into the Cash For Gold store located at 1080 U.S.501 and attempted to rob employees, Kegler said. The men wore all black and Halloween masks to disguise their identities.
The bloodhound team is searching the area of U.S. 501 and Causey Road in Conway, and Kegler said police want residents to stay inside their homes at this time. If residents in that area see any suspicious activity, they can call Horry County police at 248-1520 or 911 if it’s an emergency.
More details will be posted as they become available.
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