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Kanawha County Man Faces Breaking And Entering, Assault Charges

Reported: Mar. 20, 2014 9:27 AM EDT
Updated: Mar. 20, 2014 9:34 AM EDT
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SHREWSBURY, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) – A Kanawha County man faces charges after he allegedly head butted an employee at a Shrewsbury business and then stole one of its key to a vehicle, court documents said.

Keith Anthony Young, 25, of Shrewsbury is charged with breaking and entering other than a dwelling and assault during commission of a felony, according to a criminal complaint filed in Kanawha County Magistrate Court.

Kanawha County deputies responded on Wednesday to Mineral Labs in Shrewsbury where an employee said he saw a white male inside the building wearing blue jean shorts, a camouflage jacket and no shoes. The employee said he approached the man and asked him to leave. He said the man told him he needed a first aid kit, and the employee offered to call for an ambulance. The employee told deputies the man then head butted him and began screaming that the employee broke his nose. The employee escorted the man from his office and called law enforcement.

Deputies said they found a man matching the description, who they identified as Young, walking in a parking lot next to Mineral Labs. Inside his jacket pocket, deputies said, they found a vehicle key with a Mineral Labs keychain attached.

Young was being held in the South Central Regional Jail.

-- West Virginia Regional Jail Photo



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