Police Search for Suspect in Armed Robbery


Police are searching for the suspect in an armed robbery in Kanawha County Tuesday morning.

The armed robbery was reported around 3:40 a.m. at the 7-11 gas station in Kanawha City on 39th Street SE.

Dispatchers say that a man brandished a pistol. He got away with an unknown amount of money.

After the robbery, police say that the suspect ran away, heading east

The suspect is described as a white man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a black ski mask. Police continue to search for the suspect at the scene.

No injuries were reported as a result of the armed robbery.

Charleston Police is investigating the case.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Charleston Police Department at 304-348-8111. 

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