CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A Charleston man was robbed Sunday afternoon while walking down the street.
Michael Jones, 53, of Charleston, was walking along Chandler Drive with another man at about 12:20 p.m. Sunday when the two were approached by a young white man asking for money, according to Sgt. Eric Hodges of the Charleston Police Department.
Jones told the man to "Get a job and get your own money," Hodges said.
Instead, the man pulled out a knife and ordered Jones to empty his pockets. The man took an undisclosed amount of cash and ran off into the woods, Hodges said.
Police are looking for a white male about 20 years old, five feet, 11 inches tall and weighing about 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a grey shirt and blue jeans.The investigation is continuing.