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Driver robbed at gunpoint on Wheeling Island

Updated: Wednesday, July 16 2014, 05:27 PM EDT
WHEELING, W.Va. -  Wheeling police are investigating an armed robbery that happened just before 9 p.m. on Tuesday on Wheeling Island.
Officers say a woman got into a car at an intersection on the north end of the island, threatened the driver with a gun, and started stealing items out of the vehicle.
The driver described the suspect as a black woman in her 40s or 50s, about 5-foot-3 or 5-4, a chunky build, and a short aftro hair style. Police say she was missing two front teeth and was wearing a pink t-shirt with dark shorts and flip flops.
The driver also told police they believed the robber was drunk. The victim forced her out of the car and drove away.
If you have any information, you are urged to call police at 304-234-3664 or our CRIMEBUSTERS TIPLINE at 1-800-862-BUST.

Driver robbed at gunpoint on Wheeling Island

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