Two motel clerks robbed in Florence

Clerks at the Best Western and the Thunderbird Inn on Highway 52 near I-95 in Florence were robbed within minutes of each other just before 7:30 Thursday night, according to the Florence County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies are using bloodhounds to track down the two men believed to be involved in the robbery. Officers are patrolling the motels in the area as a precaution.

Details of the robberies aren't being released at this point.

You're asked to call the Florence County Sheriff's Office at (843) 665-2121 if you have information.