On Wednesday at approximately 9:30 p.m., officers responded to Peoples Bank (2107 Pike Street) in reference to an alleged robbery.
Officers spoke to a 63 year-old Parkersburg woman who advised she was at the ATM inside her vehicle, when an unknown person came from behind the machine, placed an unknown object against her neck and asked for money. The suspect grabbed a blue denim bag that was sitting on the woman’s lap and fled.
The suspect reportedly ran to a silver four-door midsize sedan, possibly occupied by four (4) young, white males. The victim could not provide any further information.
The woman was not injured. Officers were unable to locate the suspects or the vehicle.
Detectives are currently investigating the incident with examination of surveillance video from the area pending.
Anyone with information on this matter is asked to contact Detective T.A. Davis or any member of the Parkersburg Police Department at 304-424-8444. Anonymous tips can also be left at www.parkersburgpolice.com.