Bob’s Cheap Smokes robbed at gunpoint

A ROBBER wearing a black ski hat held up a store on National Road in St. Clairsville around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Belmont County Sheriff David Lucas said a white male who was armed with a small handgun entered Bob’s Cheap Smokes on National Road and demanded cash from the clerk.

The robber is described as medium height. According to Lucas, someone in the parking lot witnessed the incident and said the man got away in a red van heading east on US. 40.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call the Belmont County Sheriff’s Office at (740) 695-7933.