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Fayette County Man Arrested in Bluefield VA


BLUEFIELD VA. (WVVA)--- A man who robbed a gas station with BB guns has been arrested by police in Virginia.

Bluefield Va. PD says that 35-year-old Fayette County native William Walker went into the Hometown Shell station in Bluefield and showed what appeared to be two guns and asked for money.

The cashier complied and Walker fled. As he was fleeing the area, the cashier hit the panic button which led to police responding immediately.

Bluefield PD caught up with Walker in the parking lot of Sam's Club about a mile away.

Police say that the two weapons Walker had were BB guns and that the vehicle he was driving was stolen in Greenbrier County.

Walker is being charged with armed robbery, grand larceny, and possession of a stolen vehicle.

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