UPDATE: BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – On May 22, 2023, at approximately 1:30 PM the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a bomb threat that had been called in via telephone to the Truist Bank located at 3849 Robert C. Byrd Drive in Beckley. A search of the premises was conducted with the assistance of a WV State Police bomb technician and explosives detection canine.
No explosive devices or other suspicious packages were located and the bank has since re-opened.
An investigation is underway to identify the person responsible for the threat.
BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Emergency officials are on the scene of a reported bomb threat at Trusit Bank in Beckley.
Police have blocked the entrances of Truist Bank located on Robert C Byrd Dr., and have evacuated the employees to a nearby location.
The Bradley-Prosperity Fire Department, Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department, and the WV State Police are all on the scene assisting.
Stay with LOOTPRESS for further updates on this developing story.