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UPDATE: Hurricane Gas Station Armed Robbery Suspect Photo Released

UPDATE 1/31/13 @ 6:15 p.m.
PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Police have released two photos of people believed to be connected to Wednesday's Par Mar gas station robbery.

One photo shows a woman in a hooded gray sweatshirt and sunglasses. Deputies say this woman is the suspect of the robbery.

Thursday a description was also released. She is said to be a white female, 5'3 in height, blond hair, medium build and had parts of her face painted blue.

The suspect is believed to have pulled out a knife before demanding money from the clerk. It is still unclear how much money the woman got away with.

A second photo shows a man that police say is a person of interest.

After the suspect left the store on foot, a blue Dodge Intrepid sped away from the scene. Police are investigating whether the two events are connected.

Wednesday's robbery took place at the Par Mar BP gas station in Hurricane at the intersection of Hospital Drive and Route 34.

Anyone with information about the robbery or the people in the photos is asked to call the Putnam County Sheriff's Department at 304-586-0214.



UPDATE 1/31/13 @ 9:25 a.m.
PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Deputies are searching for a woman who robbed a gas station in Putnam County.

It happened at at the BP station at the corner of Route 34 and Hospital Drive about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Deputies say the woman walked into the store pulled out a knife and demanded money.

She was able to get away with some cash.

Deputies say the woman had parts of her face painted blue.

She ran to the side of the store, then moments later a blue Dodge Intrepid was seen speeding away from the area.

If you know anything about the case you are asked to call the Putnam County Sheriff's Department at 1-304-586-0214.

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ORIGINAL STORY
PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A BP gas station along Teays Valley Road was robbed Wednesday night, Putnam County Sheriff's deputies say.

A person threatened a sales clerk with a knife and got away with a few hundred dollars. The suspect remained on the loose late Wednesday night.

The robbery was reported about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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