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PRINCETON (WVVA) -- A woman pictured in security video as being bound during an armed robbery confesses to police as being an accomplice.

According to court documents, Candace Lester, 25, of Princeton is charged with grand larceny and felony conspiracy.

The original incident happened at Joyce's, a gambling establishment, on Courthouse Road Wednesday.  Lester was arrested Friday.

Police discovered Lester's involvement through interviewing another suspect.  Benjamin Lockhart confessed to being one of the men in the security video.  He also told them Lester was an accomplice and that the other man in the security video was Timothy Lockhart. 

Lester admitted to being aware of the plan, and that on Wednesday she and the two other suspects formulated the specifics at Benjamin Lockhart's apartment, then bought the duct tape to bind her.

Timothy Lockhart has not been located.  The incident remains under investigation. 

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PRINCETON (WVVA) - The West Virginia State Police are seeking two suspects wanted in the armed robbery of a video lottery parlor.

Sgt. R.A. Maddy said two white males entered Joyce's on Courthouse Road Wednesday night, brandished a knife, and left with an undisclosed amount of money.

Surveillance video of the incident shows the two suspects enter the business around 11:11 p.m. One of the males wearing blue grabs an employee around the neck from behind, leads her behind the counter and ties her up. He and the second male -- wearing white -- then taken money from the cash register and leave.

If you have any information on the incident, contact the State Police at 304-425-2101.
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