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Police seek ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect after Parkesburg robbery

AR-140909962 (1)Local police are working with law enforcement agencies in several states in the search for an armed and dangerous robbery suspect who appears to be on a regional dollar store robbery spree.

Police began searching for the man after a gunpoint robbery was reported Sunday afternoon at the Family Dollar Store in the 100 block of West First Avenue, according to the Parkesburg Police Department. Police said the man entered the store and demanded money at gunpoint before fleeing in a dark colored pickup truck.

No injuries were reported after Sunday’s robbery.

On Tuesday Parkesburg Police Chief Brian Sheller said borough investigators were working with other law enforcement agencies to explore a potential connection to similar activity in New Jersey, Maryland, Virgina and Delaware. The suspect is armed and considered extremely dangerous, Sheller said.

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Parkesburg Real Estate Market Watch – March 2014

Parkesburg Real Estate Market Watch provides readers with a regular snapshot of the local real estate market. The report is written by Parkesburg resident, Octorara Area School Director, and Realtor Timothy Alexander,  giving you the information needed to be a well informed home Buyer or Seller. All information in the column is deemed reliable but not guaranteed, and should be verified independently. Valuation calculations based on public records and MLS sources where licensed.

  • Are home prices going up or down?
  • What is the average day on market?
  • What are prices like in Parkesburg Borough?
  • Are there many homes on the market in my particular price range?
  • What is the average cost per square foot of homes in Parkesburg?

Parkesburg Market - TREND - March 2014

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