Wheeling Police are investigating an attempted robbery that happened late Friday night.
Officers responded to the business at 200 Mt. DeChantal Road after receiving a call just before 11:30. The female victim told police a woman accosted her and demanded she “hand it over.” The suspect allegedly hit the victim with an ‘unknown black object.’
The suspect is described as a woman around 5’6″, weighing less than 100 pounds with brown or red hair.
When the victim started screaming, the suspect left in a silver SUV with unknown West Virginia or Ohio plates.
If anyone has information about the incident they can call the Wheeling Police Department at 304-234-3664 or the anonymous Lauttamus Security Crime Fighters tip line at 1-800-223-0312.