(12/14/2018)
MORGANTOWN ROBBERY— A paralyzed man and his caregiver were the victims of an armed home invasion early Thursday morning.

Deputies with the Monongalia County Sheriff's Department were alerted to the robbery just after 4 a.m., Chief Deputy Al Kisner said.

One man armed with a small black gun and a second man armed with a long knife broke into the paralyzed man's Woodside apartment, just off of Scott Avenue, Kisner said.

Neither the man nor his caretaker were injured during the robbery. The caregiver told deputies the man with a knife never pulled it from its sheath, Kisner said.

Both men were described as white men wearing dark clothing with their faces covered. One was tall and slender the other was described as shorter, Kisner said.

SHOPKEEPER SHOT IN FACE - The suspect wanted for allegedly shooting a downtown shop owner during a robbery has been arrested.

Clyde Patterson III, 59, of Martinsburg, was taken into custody late Wednesday night by the Martinsburg Police Department. He has been charged with robbery and malicious wounding.

Guadalupe Bustillos, 64, remains in critical condition at Inova Fairfax Hospital after Patterson allegedly shot her in the face at a grocery store.

Patterson is being held at the Eastern Regional Jail on $120,000 bond.


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