Weirton Police searching for robbery suspect

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Police are asking for the public’s help finding a suspect in two weekend robberies. 

It all happened on Saturday when officers responded to a robbery call at the 7-Eleven on Pennsylvania Avenue.

While responding to that call, they received a second call about an armed robbery at the Sheetz on Three Springs Drive.

Police said after watching the security footage from both businesses, they believe it was the same suspect.

In both cases he got away with an unknown amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a black man wearing black sweatpants with a red stripe down the legs.
He also had a white shirt around his face.

If you have any information you are urged to call Weirton Police.

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