Two armed robberies reported in Huntington within minutes of each other

An alert to Marshall University students says an armed robbery was reported at Stadium Spirits in Huntington (WCHS/WVAH)

There were two armed robberies within minutes of each other in Huntington Monday night, one prompting an alert to go out to Marshall University students.

An alert was sent out Monday evening to Marshall University students after an armed robbery took place at Stadium Spirits on 20th Street.

Several Huntington police officers were at the store gathering more details. The alert said no one has been taken into custody right now. People in the area should be alert.

Minutes earlier, the Family Dollar on 10th Street was robbed. Huntington police chased down the suspect and he was arrested.

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