Police seek help in locating Lewis County robbery suspect

WESTON, W.Va. — Authorities in Lewis County are seeking the public’s information regarding a robbery that took place earlier this month.

The Lewis County Sheriff’s Department is seeking help in locating this suspect.

According to Deputy E. W. Clark with the Lewis County Sheriff’s Department, on April 12th at approximately 1:20 a.m., a white male wearing a black mask, tan gloves, a black hooded coat, blue jeans and white tennis shoes entered the Quality Inn located along U.S. Highway 33 in Weston.

The suspect allegedly threatened an employee, jumped over the counter, took approximately $290 from the cash drawer and then fled the scene in a dark colored Jeep.

The employee was unharmed and able to alert authorities by hitting the silent alarm.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lewis County Sheriff’s Department at 304-296-8251.

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