UPDATE: Beckley Bank Robbed At Gunpoint, Suspect On The Loose

UPDATE (5/16/18 @ 5:30pm) – The Beckley Police Department is currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the board of Education Credit Union. The suspect was described as a black male, medium height and weight. The attached pictures shows the truck the suspect fled the area in.

If anyone can identify the suspect or the owner/ driver of the truck please contact Detective Pannell at the Beckley Police Department at 304-256-1720 or WV CrimeStoppers at 304-255-STOP.

As always in the case of criminal matters, all subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – Police are searching for a suspect that robbed a bank in Beckley at gunpoint.

Officials tell WOAY that the robbery occurred shortly after 3 pm at Raleigh County Educators Federal Credit Union on Adair Street. This is located right beside of the Raleigh County Board Of Education building.

The suspect fled the scene in what is described as a silver and blue dodge ram.

Stay with WOAY-TV for further updates.

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