EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSHUNTINGTON ARMED ROBBERIES
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Police Arrest Suspect In Huntington Gaming Parlor Robberies
Reported by: Dave Benton
Web Producer: Mamie Buoy
Also Contributing: Tiersa Davis
Reported: Dec. 17, 2012 11:21 PM EST
Updated: Dec. 21, 2012 9:10 AM EST
Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia
Police have arrested a suspect who they say robbed two gaming parlors in Huntington's West End.
James Maynard, 25, of Huntington was arrested on Friday. Maynard was charged with two counts of first-degree armed robbery, according to a news release from the Huntington Police Department.
On Monday, the RVA 119 on Adams Avenue was robbed by a suspect with a knife, police said. On Thursday, The Same Old Place on Washington Avenue was robbed at knife point.
Maynard was being held at the Western Regional Jail.
Huntington police are trying to identify a suspected armed robber of a video gaming parlor in the city's West End.
The still photo released by Huntington police shows the suspected robber just before the crime was committed on Monday night. Police said a white man, weighing about 200 pounds, wearing a green hooded sweatshirt and armed with a knife, demanded money. Surveillance video released by Huntington police shows the suspect cutting the phone cord while the clerk of the gaming parlor attempts to call 911.
Anyone with information on the robbery should call the Huntington Police Department at 304-696-4470.
Huntington police are on the hunt for an armed robber.
Dispatchers say a man walked into a video gaming parlor in the 800 block of Adams Avenue around 9pm Monday night, pulled out a knife and demanded money. He then took off running with the cash.
The robber is described as a white man, around 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a green hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.
Anyone with information on the robbery should call the Huntington Police Department at (304) 696-4470.
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