LEWISBURG, WV (WVNS)- UPDATE: 12/22/19 2:00 P.M. : The Lewisburg Police Department is releasing new details about an attepted late night armed robbery that happened on Saturday, December 21, 2019.

Deputy Chief J.A Vance told 59 News Lewisburg police officers responded to an initial report of a panic alarm at Stop In convenience store located at 3316 North Jefferson St. in Lewisburg, WV at 11:33 p.m.

While responding, the report was updated when dispatchers spoke to the cashier who reported an attempted armed robbery. Lewisburg officers confirmed there was a man with a handgun that entered the store and demanded money from the cashier.

No one was injured during the incident and the suspect ran without getting any money. Lewisburg Officers were assisted by Greenbrier County Deputies and White Sulphur Springs officers in response to the incident.

Further investigation is currently underway. Anyone that may have information is asked to contact Lewisburg Police Deputy Chief Jeff Vance at 304-645-1626, or 304-647-7911 after hours.


LEWISBURG, WV (WVNS)– Lewisburg Police Department are investigating a late night armed robbery.

Dispatchers said calls came in around 11:33 p.m. on Saturday December 21 to the Shell Gas Station on Route 219 in Lewisburg regarding an armed robbery. They also say the Lewisburg Police Department and the Greenbrier Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene.

Details are limited at this time. Stay with 59 News as this story develops.