Florence Police Department looking into armed robbery

The university sent out Lion Alerts telling students to be aware of their surroundings, travel in groups, and notify police of any suspicious activity.

The Florence Police Department is currently looking into an armed robbery that allegedly occurred around 1:30 a.m., according to Lion Alerts sent out by the university.

Two black males, wearing dark clothes and ski masks, were carrying handguns and allegedly attempted to rob someone near Nellie and Hermitage Drive, according to Lion Alerts.

Lion Alerts from the university urged students and community members to be alert, travel in groups and notify police if they see anything suspicious.

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