(03/30/2010)
BANK ROBBED TWICE - People's Bank in Huntington was robbed Friday morning. This is the second time the bank has been robbed in four weeks.

The Friday robber is described as a white male about 5-foot 7-inches and 150 pounds and wearing a light blue dress shirt, gray pants and a gray hoodie.

Police said the robber was carrying a revolver.

MAN STABS WAL-MART EMPLOYEE - Parkersburg police are looking for a man who stabbed a south-side Wal-Mart employee after attempting to shoplift more than $400 of merchandise.

Store employees saw the man stuffing merchandise into a tote and attempting to leave the store.

He was detained by two employees. While waiting for police, the man produced a pocket knife from his pants and swung it at the employees, striking one in the hand.

The employee released the man, who fled into a parking lot.

The man's photo was captured on store video.

BECKLEY HOMICIDE - Police are investigating the Saturday shooting death of a 33-year-old woman on S. Fayette Street.

Police believe that more than one gunshot was fired from a small-caliber handgun in the incident.

The victim, rather than calling 911, called a neighbor.

The neighbor located her inside the residence, unresponsive.

Police say they have identified individuals they want to speak with and are in the process of locating those people.

WOMAN ROBBED AT PHARMACY - Police are looking for a man who robbed a woman at the Fruth Pharmacy in Charleston, Monday.

Police described it as a "strong-arm" robbery.

Dispatchers said the woman told police the man tried to choke her before running off with her purse.

The suspect was a black man who was wearing jeans and a black hooded sweatshirt.

ARGUMENT TURNS NASTY - An argument between neighbors in Fairmont on Monday turned into gunshots being fired.

Police say John Wensel Kanios, 55, of Fairmont got into an argument with his neighbor, according to the Fairmont Police Department.

One of those rounds hit the other man in the hand, states the release.

There is no word on the victim's condition, but officers said his injuries were not life-threatening.

Kanios has been charged with attempted murder and wanton endangerment.


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