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BECKLEY (WVVA) -- The Beckley Police Department arrested a 26-year-old man Saturday morning for making several threats at the Beckley Walmart.


Police say Travis Persinger of Fayetteville made several threats over the past few weeks. He is charged with three county of those threats.

Beckley Police were able to gather phone records and make the arrest. They say Persinger was an employee at Wood Forest bank inside of Walmart.

Detective Morgan Bragg says when Persinger was taken in for questioning he stated he made the threats because he was bored and did not want to work.

Bragg says Persinger could face one to three years in prison for each charge.

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