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Posted on: October 18, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Suspect Wanted for Armed Robbery

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At approximately 9:12 p.m. on October 17, 2018, officers of the Morgantown Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Rite Aid Pharmacy located at 381 Patteson Drive. 

Officers found that the suspect, who was described as an approximately 6-foot-tall Black Male weighing approximately 160 pounds, wearing a black in color toboggan, bulky green in color sweatshirt, black in color sweatpants, and armed with a semi-automatic handgun, entered the pharmacy area. The suspect reportedly displayed the handgun and demanded prescription medications.

After the victims provided the suspect the demanded medications, he fled the area on foot to the rear of the shopping center. Detectives of the Morgantown Police Department responded to the scene and processed the scene. No injuries were reported as a result of this incident. The case is currently under investigation.

Attached is a screen capture of the suspect and anyone with information or who may know the suspect is encouraged to contact the Morgantown Police Department Detective Division at 304-284-7522. No other information is available at this time.

The Morgantown Police Department is committed to its goal of eliminating crime in our city.  Citizens are encouraged to become a “Partner in Policing”, by reporting suspected criminal activity to Morgantown Police Department Switchboard at (304) 284-7522. If you need immediate Police attention or a crime is in progress call 911.

A security camera picture of a suspect wanted for armed robbery at a Rite Aid on Patteson Drive.

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