Attempted robbery in Warwood

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The Wheeling Police Department is gathering information on an attempted robbery that happened late Sunday evening at the Smith Oil Gas Station, located at 1805 Warwood Avenue.

An employee inside the business called 911 around 8:40 p.m. saying a light colored black male walked into the business and attempted to rob him. A physical altercation then took place between the suspect and an employee inside the business. Shortly after, the suspect ran from the scene southbound in the alley behind Smith Oil.

Nothing was taken from the business and it is unknown if a weapon was used.

Suspect Description:

Race: Bi-racial Male

Height: 6’0” – 6’2”

Build: Skinny

Age: Mid 20s

*Had tattoos on body

*Wearing Grey Hoodie at the time of the incident.

If the public has any information, please call the Wheeling Police Department at 304-234-3664 or our anonymous Crimebusters Tipline at 1-800-862-BUST.

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