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Greenbrier Co. authorities searching for suspect of armed robbery at video lottery lounge

Local - 7/22/2014 9:13 AM by Rebecca Turco

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS - A video lottery lounge in Greenbrier County fell victim to an early morning armed robbery.

The incident happened around 12:30 a.m. at Lewee's on U.S. Route 60 near White Sulphur Springs, according to Chief Deputy Bruce Sloan.

Sloan said the employee told officers she walked outside of the business when she was approached by a man wearing a dark-colored hoodie and a green bandana over his face. The suspect reportedly pulled out a semi-automatic handgun and demanded she give him the money from the register.

The perpetrator is described as a white man, around 5’ 9” tall, with a slender build. He left on-foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, heading east on U.S. Route 60, according to Sloan.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 304-647-6634 or to contact your local police department.


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