Man charged in gas station robbery
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. -- Point Pleasant Police arrested a man in connection to an early Thursday morning robbery at the Exxon gas station on 22nd Street.
Nathan A. DeWitt, 23, of Point Pleasant, has been charged with first-degree armed robbery.
According to police, DeWitt walked into the Exxon and demanded money from an employee while armed with a handgun. He then fled on foot.
A customer was also in the store at the time. No one was injured.
Officers spoke with witnesses, reviewed surveillance video and later arrested DeWitt. He was arraigned and taken to the Western Regional Jail on a $100,000 bond.
It was the second armed robbery this week in Point Pleasant.
On Tuesday night, a man armed with a knife got away with $300 during a holdup of the Subway on Jackson Avenue.
It is unclear whether the two cases are related.
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