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He demanded cash and cigarettes while he robbed a Dollar General store, cops say

How many Dollar Generals are in Horry County, Myrtle Beach?

Horry County has seen a growth in Dollar Generals over the last decade. With more locations than McDonald’s in Horry County, how is the convenience store giant impacting the area?
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Horry County has seen a growth in Dollar Generals over the last decade. With more locations than McDonald’s in Horry County, how is the convenience store giant impacting the area?

A man robbed the Dollar General in Loris early Sunday morning and got away with various items.

Horry County police responded to the 320 S.C. Hwy 701 North location around 8:30 a.m. on Sunday for the reported strong-armed robbery.

The victim, a Dollar General clerk, said the suspect walked behind the counter and demanded money and cigarettes, according to a police report. The suspect told the clerk that it was a robbery.

The suspect fled the area with “miscellaneous” items, according to officers.

Police did not provide any description of the suspect in their report.

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Alex Lang is the True Crime reporter for The Sun News covering the legal system and how crime impacts local residents. He says letting residents know if they are safe is a vital role of a newspaper. Alex has covered crime in Detroit, Iowa, New York City, West Virginia and now Horry County.


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