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UPDATE: Ronald Mayo, Jr arrested in connection with robbery at Quality Inn

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Ronald Mayo, Jr. was arrested on Tuesday, April 8 on a 1st Degree Robbery charge for allegedly stealing money from the Quality Inn on Harper Road in Beckley, WV Ronald Mayo, Jr. was arrested on Tuesday, April 8 on a 1st Degree Robbery charge for allegedly stealing money from the Quality Inn on Harper Road in Beckley, WV
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UPDATE:

Beckley Police have an arrest in connection with the robbery at Quality Inn on Harper Road.  The robbery happened early Sunday morning. 

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Detectives picked up  Ronald "RJ" Mayo, 31, of Beckley at around 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8.  The arrest came just hours after a warrant was issued for Mayo's arrest. 

He is charged with First Degree Robbery.  Investigators said that Mayo went into the Quality Inn and gave a note to the front desk clerk.  The note said that he had a gun and demanded money.  Mayo got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Beckley Police detectives said that tips from the community helped lead to Mayo's arrest.


ORIGINAL STORY:

Police are looking for a black male wanted for robbing a hotel in Beckley last night.  Beckley police said the call came in around 1 a.m. for officers to respond to the Quality Inn hotel on Harper Road.
     
We're told the man slipped a note to the front desk clerk saying he had a gun and wanted money. We're not sure right now how much money the suspect got off with or if he actually had a weapon on him.  If you have ANY information on who this might be call Beckley Police immediately.