Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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June 20, 2014

Mercer County sheriff’s deputies hunt for robbery suspect

BRUSHFORK — Mercer County sheriff’s deputies are patrolling the Brushfork area in search of a suspect in an alleged strong-arm robbery reported early Friday morning.

Mercer County Sheriff D.B. “Don” Meadows confirmed that deputies are searching for the male suspect who allegedly struck and robbed an individual at a Mercer County residence at about 9 a.m.

Deputies have searched some areas on foot as well as responded to reported sightings of possible suspects from various locations in the Brushfork-Bluewell area. Deputy J.D. Ellison of the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department is heading the investigation.

The search is continuing.

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