UPDATE: Video Lottery Parlor Robbed in Nitro

By: Brooks Jarosz Email
By: Brooks Jarosz Email

UPDATE: 10/14/12 @ 10:50 p.m.
NITRO, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A robbery suspect is on the run after stealing cash from a video lottery parlor.

Nitro Police tell WSAZ.com that Joli's was robbed just after 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Main Avenue in Nitro.

Officers say no weapons were used and the suspect was seen driving off in a dark colored Jeep. The suspect did make away with cash.

"A lot of times people tend to talk about somebody doing something inside one of these places to rob them and get some money," Patrolman Ray Blake said. "So people tend to talk and people tend to let us know and help us out in the investigation."

Joli's was also hit up in the summer of 2011. The suspect pleaded guilty to robbery about a year later.

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ORIGINAL STORY
NITRO, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a video lottery parlor.

Dispatchers tell WSAZ.com that Joli's was robbed and the suspect made off with cash. It happened just after 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Main Avenue in Nitro.

Police are actively looking for the suspect's car described as a dark colored Jeep. A BOLO has been issued for the SUV.

It's unclear whether or not any weapons were used in the robbery. No word on how much was taken from the video lottery parlor.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for updates.


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