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Man charged with Bluefield bank robbery

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BLUEFIELD (WVVA) – Police say they have found the person responsible for a bank robbery in Bluefield, WV.

Nathaniel Showalter, 19, is charged with the June 23 robbery of the First Community Bank on Federal Street.

Showalter is being held in Southern Regional Jail.

Detective K.L. Adams with the Bluefield, WV Police says Showalter confessed to the robbery. Adams says back on June 23, Showalter, dressed in all black, rode a bicycle, which was spray-painted black, through the drive-thru at First Community Bank. He showed a gun and presented a letter to the teller and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Showalter has been in jail since July 6 on unrelated drug charges.

 

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