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Deputies searching for motel robbery suspect


The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery at a local motel early Thursday morning.

Around 4:30 a.m. Effingham County Sheriff's Deputies and Rincon Police responded to the Rincon Inn and Suites in the 6000 block of Highway 21 South on a report of a robbery.

The suspect forced his way into the motel where he pointed a firearm at the clerk. A struggle ensued between the robbery suspect and the clerk.

The suspect then fled the scene after he sustained minor injuries.

The suspect is described as a tall skinny black male wearing all black with neck length dreads.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Effingham County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division at 912-754-3449.

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