Man uses sawed-off shotgun to rob video lottery parlor

MARMET, W.Va.¬†— Kanawha County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man who used a sawed-off shotgun to rob a video lottery parlor early Sunday morning.

This man is wanted for the armed robbery in Marmet. Photo/KCSD

Deputies said the man entered Max’s Place in Marmet around 2:30 a.m. and demanded money. He got it and took off. He fled the scene in a silver sedan.

Surveillance photos show the man wore a white surgical mask, camouflage toboggan, dark blue coat, neon yellow t-shirt, dark pants, and brown boots. He had what are described as bright blue eyes.

The clerk and two patrons were in the business at the time. There were no injuries reported.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Kanawha Sheriff’s Department at 304-357-0169. The department also receives tips at tips@kanawhasheriff.us, through social media messaging, or anonymously through its website at www.kanawhasheriff.us.





More News

News
Supreme Court takes over Hope Scholarship appeal, promises hearing soon, says no to stay
More than 3,000 students had been awarded the scholarship, which could have been used for education expenses this fall.
August 18, 2022 - 6:01 pm
News
Three indicted in the 2018 murder of Whitey Bulger at Hazelton prison
One-time crime boss killed less than 24 hours after arriving at Preston County facility.
August 18, 2022 - 5:39 pm
News
Medical examiner called to scene in Harrison County I-79 crash
Wreck happened Thursday afternoon.
August 18, 2022 - 5:20 pm
News
Lewis County murder suspect denied bail, indictment remains sealed
Benjamin Blake remains behind bars.
August 18, 2022 - 5:11 pm