Armed robbery reported at BFS store in Cheat Lake

Monongalia County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for two suspects after an armed robbery late March 7.

At 11:06 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the BFS store on Venture Drive in Cheat Lake for an armed robbery report. The clerk said two men entered the store, went up to the counter and took cash and cigarettes.

The first suspect was described as a black male wearing a gray hoodie, dark gloves and had a beard. The second suspect was described as a black male, wearing a gray hoodie, lighter gloves and was heavier set than the first suspect.

After the robbery, the two suspects left the scene in a vehicle driven by a third suspect.

No one was injured, and there was only one employee in the store at the time.

Mon County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call 304-291-7218.

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