Preston County deputies investigating robbery at local hot spot


The Preston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery incident in Masontown.

The robbery happened October 4 at Becky’s Hot Spot.  Deputies said it was reported that two men wearing dark clothing assaulted an employee after business hours.

The employee was transported to Ruby Memorial Hospital by ambulance for injuries sustained in the assault.  Deputies said the employee has since been released from the hospital.

The sheriff’s office is not releasing any further information at this time.  Anyone who was traveling through the Masontown area in the early morning hours on Thursday and who may have witnessed the unnamed men is asked to contact Lieutenant Bryan at 304-329-1611.

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