Wheeling Police Searching for Woman Allegedly Involved in Attempted Robbery


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.

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