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Charles Town Denny's target of robbery

April 24, 2001

Charles Town Denny's target of robbery



CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A man wearing a black mask made off with an undisclosed amount of money during a robbery at Denny's restaurant early Tuesday, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.

An employee was going into the back of the store at about 1 a.m. after taking out trash when he noticed somone behind him, said Chief Deputy Jesse Jones.

The robber said he had a weapon and demanded money, Jones said.

After getting the money, the man left through the back of the restaurant, which is across from the Charles Town Races along U.S. 340.

The robber was described as a black male about 5 feet, 5 inches tall and wearing black pants and a black sweatshirt, Jones said.

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The robbery was the second at an Eastern Panhandle restaurant in a little more than 24 hours.

Two men robbed the Taco Bell on Foxcroft Avenue in Martinsburg at about 10:45 p.m. Sunday, taking an undetermined amount of money, according to Martinsburg City Police.

One of the robbers was described as a black male about 6 feet tall and weighing 170 pounds. The other one was described as a black male about 5 feet, 8 inches to 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighing 230 pounds.

Martinsburg City Police are still seeking the two robbers.

Anyone with information about the robbery at Denny's can call the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department at 304-728-2305 or a police tip line at 304-728-COPS.

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