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      Deputies locate armed robbery suspects

      Jarod Samuels

      Darlington County deputies have arrested Jarod Samuels, 22, and Carlton Hardaway, 24, following two armed robberies Tuesday night.

      They are charged with Armed Robbery, Possession of a Weapon During the Commission of a Violent Crime, Criminal Conspiracy, Attempted Murder, Kidnapping, Grand Larceny and Petit Larceny.

      Captain Andy Locklair says they held up United convenience store on Oates Highway in Darlington County.

      They are also accused of robbing a man in the parking lot of the store.

      Locklair added that the men left the store in a small van.

      They were later arrested at home near the store.

      Deputies say they recovered guns and other items connected to the robberies.

      Samuels and Hardaway are being held in the Darlington County Detention Center.