Bishopville restaurant robbed, suspects in custody

BISHOPVILLE, SC (WIS) - Two men are under arrest after robbing the Oriental Quick Stop near Bishopville Wednesday afternoon.

A spokesperson with the Lee County Sheriff's Department tells WIS News 10 the two men entered the St. Charles Street restaurant armed with a long gun.  The two robbed the restaurant but no shots were fired and no one was injured.

The K-9 unit from the Darlington County Sheriff's Department was called in and lead investigators  to a home less than a quarter of a mile away.  Once at the home investigators found the weapon believed to have been used in the robbery.

According to the sheriff's department the two were found in some woods near the home and they were both taken into custody.  The names of the suspects are not being released while investigators question the them.

We'll have more on this story as it becomes available.

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