ROBBERY UPDATE Man Accused of Robbing Two Gaming Parlors In Two Counties Arraigned
Reported by: Michelle Carroll
Web Producer: Michelle Carroll
Reported: Mar. 18, 2013 7:42 AM EDT
Updated: Mar. 18, 2013 1:24 PM EDT
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, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
A man was arraigned in Kanawha County on Monday morning in connection with two different robberies.
Justin Lee Bradford is accused of robbing Kelly's Hot Spot outside of St. Albans and Texas Jim on Route 34 in Hurricane.
Bradford was arrested after a loss prevention specialist at the store called authorities because he said he recognized the suspect from a description that police released. He was arrested in the Walmart parking lot.
Justin Lee Bradford was arrested early Monday morning at the Walmart in Nitro when a loss prevention Officer at the store recognized Bradford from a description given to him by Nitro police officers.
Bradford is accused of robbing Kelly's Hot Spot in Jefferson and Texas Jim on Route 34 in Hurricane.
In both robberies, a gun was shown and the workers were both forced into the bathroom while the suspect stole money.
A West Virginia state trooper told Eyewitness News that Bradford has admitted to both robberies.
Bradford also is wanted by U.S. marshals for several warrants out of Cabell County.