Arrest made in Grandview gas station robbery

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The man accused of robbing a gas station clerk by knifepoint has been arrested. 

The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department arrested Melvin Brooks Jr. after finding him hiding in a house on Washington Street Thursday, Jan. 11. 

Brooks was wanted for robbing the Grandview Shell Station in December. 

He was also wanted by the US Marshal Service for violating his Federal probation.

The sheriff’s department, the US Marshal Service and the Beckley Police Department all assisted in his arrest. 

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