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Deputies Say Man Linked To Two Robberies Arrested

Reported by: Send eMail Kaylin Searles
Reported: Jul. 8, 2014 10:06 AM EDT
Updated: Jul. 8, 2014 10:38 AM EDT
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South Point , Lawrence County , Ohio

Lawrence County, Ohio, deputies said a man was arrested Monday in connection with robbing a restaurant, and he admitted to robbing another eatery in the same day.

Leroy Allen Campbell, 28, of Chesapeake was arrested for allegedly robbing the South Point Subway, the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office said.

Deputies questioned Campbell at his residence and said he confessed to also robbing a Huntington Pizza Hut.

Both were reported as armed robberies, but when searching Campbell, deputies said they found a plastic toy firearm. Deputies said Campbell admitted to using the toy firearm in both robberies.

Campbell was taken to the Lawrence County Jail and is charged with one count of robbery in South Point. Robbery charges may be pending in Huntington.



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