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UPDATE: Rupert armed robbery suspect in custody

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UPDATE: The suspect from Wednesday's armed robbery in Rupert has been arrested.

Police received a tip on Thursday morning that the suspect was seen in the Princeton Walmart. He has been identified as Gary Toler, 65 of Oceana.

Toler was traveling in a maroon van with a female. Princeton Police Department was able to locate the van, and both Toler and the female were taken into custody.

Toler has been charged with armed robbery and grand larceny, he is in Southern Regional Jail awaiting arraignment. The female he was traveling with has not been charged. Officials say the investigation is ongoing.

Stay with WVVA as we continue to monitor this story.


UPDATE: The suspect from Wednesday's armed bank robbery in Rupert is still on the run.

Officials say the suspect entered the bank armed with a handgun and forced employees to give him money.

Reports say multiple agencies responded to the scene, Rupert Police Department, West Virginia State Police, Greenbrier County Sheriff's Office, and agents from a local FBI office.

The suspect is described as a white male with a medium build.

Anyone with information should contact the West Virginia State Police Rainelle Detachment at (304)438-3000.


RUPERT, W.Va. (WVVA) -- Law enforcement investigating an armed robbery at Summit Community Bank in Rupert.

A call came in to Greenbrier County Dispatch at 12:15 p.m., and officers responded to the bank.

Officials say the suspect is still on the loose.

Rupert City Police, West Virginia State Police and Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department are working on the investigation.

Anyone with information concerning the suspect or this incident is encouraged to call the Rainelle State Police Detachment at (304)438-3000 or Greenbrier County 911 Center at (304)647-7911.

Stay with WVVA as we continue to monitor this investigation.

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