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2 Anderson Co. Men Accused Of Breaking Into Old Bi-Lo Store

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Tony Fair And Bobby Austin Faced Charges of Burglary Tony Fair And Bobby Austin Faced Charges of Burglary
ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. - Anderson County deputies arrested Tony Fair and Bobby Austin and charged them with burglary. Austin also faces a charge of possession of tools capable of being used in a crime.

Deputies say the pair broke into the abandoned Bi-Lo store at 700 E. Shockley Ferry Road in Anderson on Tuesday. The businesses has experienced several break-ins since September 2013.

While checking the location, a deputy was alerted by two workmen that burglars may be inside the building. According to the incident report, a deputy saw Fair walking away from the businesses. He also found Austin inside the building along with a pair of wire cutters and a claw hammer.

Both men told the deputy they went into the building to obtain scrap metal. Both were arrested and taken to the Anderson County Detention Center where they are being held without bond.

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