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Man going to jail for robbing restaurant, threatening to use machete

Local - 1/4/2013 4:42 PM by Rebecca Turco
A man who robbed a Wendy's restaurant in Bluefield by threatening to use a machete is going to jail. Byron Blackburn, 35, was sentenced today for up to forty years in the state penitentiary.

Blackburn robbed the Wendy's back in November of 2011 by presenting the machete. He is eligible for parole in ten years.

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