Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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November 1, 2013

Bluefield man arrested for armed robbery with BB gun

BLUEFIELD — One man was  arrested Thursday night after holding a man at gunpoint with BB gun.

Joshua Willard, 22, of Bluefield was arrested at his home, after robbing and threatening a man with a BB gun. According to Patrolman J.S. Bish of the Bluefield Police Department, Willard went up behind a man and demanded money. The man gave Willard $20 and when Willard threatened to kill him if he ran, the man gave him another $300. Willard then took off. Police found him at his residence, along with the BB gun he used in the robbery, Bish said. Willard is being held overnight and will be arraigned Friday morning.

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