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Man arrested, charged with armed robbery

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Terry Wayne Patterson, Jr. Terry Wayne Patterson, Jr.
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FAIRLEA, W. Va (WVVA)-- A man is behind bars after an alleged armed robbery.

It happened in Fairlea, at a parking lot behind the CVS Pharmacy last weekend.

Police said 21-year-old Terry Patterson, Jr. (pictured at left) got into a vehicle, put a gun to a woman's head, and asked her for money. Then, he struck the back of her head.

The victim told police she gave him $240.

She said she had gone to get money he owed her, and when she met with him he robbed her.  Police also interviewed witnesses to develop the case.

They arrested Patterson in Lewisburg where he was staying.

Patterson is charged with armed robbery. Bail is set at $50,000.

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