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Beckley man charged with armed robbery

Local - 1/2/2014 7:43 AM by Rebecca Turco

DANIELS - A Beckley man is behind bars following a reported armed robbery Wednesday in Raleigh County.

David Lee Adkins, 33, is charged with armed robbery.

The incident happened at the Mignon on Ritter Drive in Daniels, according to Corporal W. R. Killen. Killen said according to an employee, a man entered the establishment wearing a ski mask, brandished a butcher knife and demanded money. The offender then fled the scene in a vehicle with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Deputies located the vehicle by description and performed a traffic stop, at which time Adkins attempted to flee on foot, according to Killen. Adkins was apprehended and the money was recovered.

Adkins is being held in Southern Regional Jail. 


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