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Police looking for man who robbed Berkeley Co. eatery

November 13, 2007|By MATTHEW UMSTEAD

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Police are looking for a man who claimed to have a gun when he robbed a Berkeley County business Sunday evening.

The owner of Keller's The Other Place bar and grill off W.Va. 9 in Eagle Plaza told investigating West Virginia State Police Trooper N.K. Campbell that a white male threatened to kill her if she didn't give him all of the money, according to a news release from 1st Sgt. E.D. Burnett

"The suspect stated that he had a gun and that he would kill her if she didn't give him the money," Burnett said.

"The owner gave the robber an undisclosed amount of money after several threats were made to her," he said in the release.

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The suspect had a slender build, brown hair and a mustache. He was wearing a red shirt and blue jeans and was believed to be about 5 feet 6 inches tall, according to Burnett.

The Berkeley County Sheriff's Department K-9 assisted with the investigation, Burnett said.

Anyone with any information relating to the robbery may contact Trooper Campbell of the West Virginia State Police at 304-267-0001. Individuals' names and identities will remain anonymous, Burnett said.

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