UPDATE: Two men who took 1,000 dollars from elderly woman in Wyoming County found

UPDATE: WYOMING COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Two suspects who took 1,000 dollars from an elderly woman have been identified.

Wyoming County Deputies say, “the two suspects have been identified, thanks to the public’s help”.  Deputies met with the men and restitution has been paid to the victim.

The Wyoming Co. Sheriff’s Dept. would like to think the public for all their help.

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WYOMING COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – The Wyoming Co. Sheriff’s Department is looking for information on two suspects involved with an alleged fraud case.

Two men showed up at an elderly female’s residence on Monday, January 13, 2020, stating that someone sent them to see if she wanted her roof fixed. Upon looking at the roof, they told her it would be $1000 to fix it.

After approximately 20 minutes on the roof and putting what appeared to be some type of sealer on it the two men took the $1000 and left.

Officers were unable to locate the suspects or the suspect vehicle. The vehicle is an older model black colored Chevrolet truck.

Anyone with information on the vehicle or the two suspects is urged to contact the Wyoming Co. Sheriff’s Dept. at 304-732-8000 ext. 301.

 

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