Armed robbery report under investigation

PARKERSBURG – The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a possible armed robbery that occurred Friday night at the Pioneer Adult Book Store on Emerson Avenue.

Officials with the 911 Center said deputies arrived on the scene of the book store, 6603 Emerson Ave., Parkersburg, around 11:05 p.m. Friday.

A man is suspected of entering the store with a small silver handgun, officials said. Additional information was unavailable Friday night.

Deputies with the sheriff’s office were interviewing witnesses and taking statements at the scene around 11:30 p.m., officials said.