UPDATE: Suspect in MacArthur Go Mart robbery arrested - WVVA TV Bluefield Beckley WV News, Weather and Sports

UPDATE: Suspect in MacArthur Go Mart robbery arrested

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MACARTHUR (WVVA) - Beckley Police have arrested a man suspected in a weekend armed robbery in MacArthur.

Willard Chapman Jr., 33, of the MacArthur area was arrested Monday and charged in the incident that occurred Saturday at the Go Mart on Robert C. Byrd Drive.

Chapman is currently being held at Southern Regional Jail on $75,000 bond.


MACARTHUR (WVVA) -- Dispatchers confirm an armed robbery at the Go-Mart in MacArthur, Raleigh County.

Representatives from the Raleigh County Sheriff's Department tell WVVA the ran robbed the store at gunpoint, taking an undisclosed amount of money, then ran away.  

They received the call just after 7:30 Saturday evening.

Dogs were able to track the man's scent only so far.  Law enforcement says this means he probably got into a car.  

Raleigh County Sheriff's Department is investigating.

Employees at the store say no one was hurt. 

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