UPDATE: Authorities searching for suspect in Preston County bank robbery

Courtesy: Preston County Sheriff's Dept.
By  | 

BRUCETON MILLS, W.Va (WDTV) - UPDATE 11:40 PM
The Preston County Sheriff's Department is looking for the suspect in a bank robbery.

The suspect is a white man in his 40's or 50's with gray hair standing at about 5'10"-6'0" and 200-220 pounds.

Officials say the suspect was last seen with a black hoodie that appeared to be faded and appeared to have the words "Jack Daniels" on it.

The robbery occurred around 9:30 Wednesday morning. Officials are not sure if the suspect got away with any money. He did not display a weapon.

Original Story
The Preston County Sheriffs Department is investigating a bank robbery incident that happened Wednesday morning.

911 dispatchers have confirmed reports of a bank robbery at the WesBanco Bank in Bruceton Mills.

There's no word on if a weapon was used during the incident or if a suspect has been identified at this time.

Preston County Schools Superintendent Stephen Wotring says the Bruceton School has been placed on lockdown as a precaution. He says there is NO threat to the students.

A 5 News reporter is heading to the scene.

Stick with 5 News for the latest.