Armed robbery reported at South Point bank

Published 11:17 am Thursday, June 23, 2016


SOUTH POINT — South Point Police said they were on the scene of an armed robbery at a bank Thursday morning.

According to police chief Chris Mahjer, the robbery took place at WesBanco on Solida Road at about 9:20 a.m.

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The suspect is described as a white male, between 5-feet-8-inches tall and 5-feet-11-inches tall, wearing jeans, a navy blue hooded jacket and glasses. Mahjer said the suspect passed a letter to a teller indicating he may have a weapon and left with an undisclosed amount of money, fleeing on foot in the direction of Billy Joy Drive.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 740-532-3525.