UPDATE: Armed robbery reported in Beckley

Local - 7/16/2013 11:57 PM
UPDATE - Police are searching for a suspect involved in an early morning armed robbery at a Beckley Little General Store.

Dispatchers say it happened just after four Tuesday morning at the store's Nell Jean Square chain, just off Robert C. Byrd Drive.  Police say the suspect told the cashier he had a gun in his pocket, but never pulled it out.

Surveillance video is expected to be released on Wednesday.


BECKLEY - Police are investigating a reported armed robbery at a Beckley Little General store.

Dispatchers said it happened just before 5:00 a.m. Tuesday at the store's location in Nell Jean Square which is off of Robert C. Byrd Drive.  Not too many other details are known at this time, but the Beckley Police Department is on scene. 

Anyone with information should call 304-256-1720 or 304-255-STOP.

Stick with Newswatch for more on this developing story.

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