Fayette County Man Arrested in Bluefield VA - WVVA TV Bluefield Beckley WV News, Weather and Sports

Fayette County Man Arrested in Bluefield VA

Posted:

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.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WVVA.
All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Audrey Sluss at (304) 324-0659. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.