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UPDATE: Suspect Arrested in 7-Eleven Armed Robbery

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 3/12/2012 @ 10 a.m.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man who police say robbed a 7-Eleven in South Charleston Sunday night is now in jail.

South Charleston Police say Gary Wayne Jeffrey, 54, went into the 7-Eleven on Rocklake Drive just after 10 p.m., pulled out a knife and demanded money.

Police say Jeffrey then forced the clerk to go outside with him -- but then ran away when a customer arrived.

Police were able to track him down at a home on MacCorkle Avenue in St. Albans.

Jeffrey is being held in the South Central Regional Jail in lieu of $125,000 bail.



UPDATE 3/12/2012 @ 6:45 a.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Kanawha County 911 Dispatchers say South Charleston Police have arrested a suspect in an armed robbery Sunday night.

Dispatchers said a man with a knife went in to the 7-Eleven on Rock Lake about 10 p.m.

He did manage to get some cash and then ran away on foot.

A suspect was arrested a short time later.

No other details were immediately available.

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ORIGINAL STORY 3/11/2012 @ 11:45 p.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Police are searching for an armed robber who held up a gas station a knife point.

Dispatchers said a man with a knife went in to the 7-Eleven on Rock Lake aabout 10 p.m.

He did manage to get some cash and then ran away on foot.

No word yet on how much money he got away with.

Dispatchers said the clerk was not injured and no other people were in the store at the time of the robbery.

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