UPDATE: Hamlin Bank Burglar Steals Checks, Documents

By: WSAZ News Staff; Jennifer Rizzi Email
By: WSAZ News Staff; Jennifer Rizzi Email

UPDATE 1/7/14 @ 9:40 p.m.
LINCOLN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- West Virginia State Police are looking for a man they say burglarized a bank in Lincoln County.

It happened just after 5 a.m. Tuesday at First Sentry Bank in Hamlin. Troopers say the suspect smashed through a window in the side building. He was captured on surveillance video.

Bank officials tell WSAZ.com he proceeded to steal a bundle of documents that included about 10 personal and business checks.

Those checks had already been cashed. Officials say they've now been canceled in case any duplicates are made.

The bank is now tracking those checks. Officials say it's the first break-in they've seen at the Hamlin location.

If you recognize the man in the surveillance picture, you're asked to give Lincoln County State Police a call.



ORIGINAL STORY 1/7/14 @ 4 p.m.
LINCOLN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- West Virginia State Police are investigating a bank break-in in Lincoln County.

They say it happened at the First Century Bank in Hamlin about 5:10 a.m. Tuesday.

WVSP say the person broke through a side window.

Surveillance video shows one person inside the bank, but investigators say more people could have been outside.

The person got away with bank documents, but WVSP say they aren't sure what kind of documents at this time.

Investigators say it doesn't appear that any money is missing.

Contact WVSP in Hamiln if you have any information.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest on this story.


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