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UPDATE: Arrest Made In Armed Robbery In Beckley

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UPDATE: BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – One person has been arrested in connection to an armed robbery in Beckley.

Harry Cook was taken into custody this evening and is currently in Southern Regional Jail.

Stay with WOAY News for further updates.

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UPDATE: BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – The Beckley Police Department is hoping the public can help them locate a suspect wanted in the armed robbery at the One Stop convenience store on Harper Road.

Around 6 am this morning,  a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.  Officers learned that suspect entered the store displayed a handgun and demanded money from the cashier.

Chief Detective David Allard says they are looking for a white male around 6 foot tall, weighs nearly 200 pounds was wearing a ski mask and dark color jacket. They also believe the person could be connected in other break-ins around the area.

“We do believe this individual was connected with other cases that happen on Harper Road last night.  We had a vehicle that was broken into at Raleigh General Hospital’s parking lot; we had some other business where a person had walked around a store.  There was no damage or anything like that, but we do believe this person was in the area for some time last night,” says Chief Detective David Allard.

If we have information on this case contact Beckley Police Department or Crimestoppers

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BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – An armed robbery occurred early this morning at the Marathon Gas Station on Harper Road.

According to Police, a man wearing black pants came into the store with a gun, robbed it, and ran.

Police are going over surveillance video.

Stay with WOAY News for further updates on this developing story.



Tyler Barker

Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at tbarker@woay.com


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