Arrest Made In Christmas Day Robbery

WHEELING – Police arrested a Wheeling man in connection with an armed robbery at a Warwood business Tuesday.

According to police, officers responded at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday to the Marathon station on Warwood Avenue regarding an armed robbery that had just occurred. After speaking to an employee, officers determined the suspect demanded money and showed what appeared to be a handgun under his jacket. The suspect then fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.

After speaking with employees and conducting further investigation, officers identified the suspect as Christopher Saleone, 33 of Wheeling.

Officers contacted an Ohio County magistrate and obtained a warrant. Officers then arrested Saleone at 3:01 p.m. Officers took Saleone to the Northern Regional Jail to await arraignment.