The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

November 27, 2012

Hot Spot Lounge robbery under investigation

By Sarah Plummer
Register-Herald Reporter

The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that Hot Spot Lounge on South Fayette Street in Beckley was robbed at gunpoint early Monday morning.

Police said an employee reported that two males brandishing handguns entered the lounge around 2 a.m. and made the employee get on the floor.

The two left with an undisclosed amount of money.

No one was injured during the robbery and police are in the process of pulling surveillance videos in the area of the video lottery lounge.

The sheriff’s department said this incident is still under investigation, and descriptions of suspects and further information will be released at a later time.

If you have any information regarding this crime, call Crime Stoppers, 304-255-STOP, or the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office, 304-255-9300.