(11/30/2010)
CLARKSBURG MAN HELD AT KNIFEPOINT - Police have discontinued the search for a man who allegedly held another man at gunpoint early Sunday outside of Red's Angels Gentleman's Club.

Deputies say the man was walking from the club to his car when the suspect approached him wearing a ski mask and yielding a handgun. The suspect demanded the man's car keys and told him to get inside his car and drive. The victim ran back into the club and called 911.

Deputies say when they arrived on scene the suspect had already fled.

MORGANTOWN HOLD-UPS - There was an armed robbery at the Maverick's Hot Spot on Listravia Avenue. A male suspect entered and displayed a semi-automatic handgun and demanded money.

Police said the man ordered the three people inside to get on the ground and handed an employee a bag, telling them to fill it up with the money. The suspect then fled the area.

There was a second robbery at a Dairy Mart, where a white man wearing a dark colored hooded sweat shirt entered the store with a semi-automatic handgun and told the clerk to put the money in a black bag.

After the clerk complied, the police say the man fled the area.

CHARLESTON HOLD-UPS - Charleston Police are searching for two men they believe are connected to two armed robberies reported within minutes of each other over the weekend.

A woman and man reported that two black males stole their purse and wallet at gunpoint on MacCorkle Avenue, near the Kanawha Village Apartments.

A second robbery was reported 10 minutes later and just a few blocks away, with police saying a man reportedly was pistol-whipped.

MASON STABBING - A 20-year-old man has been arrested in the stabbing of a man during an argument in Mason County.

Gregory Weed, 20, and Roger Smith, 42, were arguing at the Glenwood Inn in Glenwood when Weed stabbed Smith in the leg and back, said State Police.

Smith's injuries were considered non-life threatening.

State Police arrested Weed on malicious wounding charges and took him to the Western Regional Jail.

MAN ARRESTED AFTER WAVING GUN - A Charleston man was arrested after allegedly waving a handgun at motorists on the West Side.

Charleston Sgt. Anthony Colagrosso responded to the intersection of Monongalia Street and Ohio Avenue Thursday evening after police received several reports of a man in the area waving a handgun at passing motorists.

Colagrosso found the man, identified as Allen Wayne Aynes, 23, of Leon Sullivan Way, standing on the corner pointing a Kel-Tec semi-automatic handgun at motorists as they passed.

Police say the gun was loaded.

Aynes was charged with brandishing and obstruction. He is being held at South Central Regional Jail on $1,000 bond.


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