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Would-be armed robbers try to steal from store's safe, but fail

(Source: Richland County Sheriff's Department) (Source: Richland County Sheriff's Department)
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

A pair of would-be armed robbers came up empty-handed when they tried to steal cash from a convenience store's safe, according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department.

Sheriff's investigators say the armed suspects entered the Circle K on Garners Ferry Road back on July 22 at 4:30 a.m. and demanded money from the cashier. Their attempts to get at the store's safe were also unsuccessful. 

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Following their failure, the pair fled the scene. 

If you have any information about this incident, you are urged to contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways: Call 1-888-CRIME SC (888-274-6372), Text TIPSC plus your tip info to CRIMES (274637), visit www.midlandscrimestoppers.com and email a tip. Your identity will be kept anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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