McDowell County man arrested for robbing Welch gas station

McDowell County

WELCH, W. Va. (WVNS) — A McDowell County man is facing criminal charges for robbing a gas station. 

Welch Police tell 59 News the robbery happened around 2:30 Monday afternoon at Kwik Serv gas station on Stewart St. in Welch.

Police arrested Tommy Owens. They said he was not armed and got away with $95. Officials also said Owens tried to escape while he was being arraigned by Magistrate Steve Cox.

Owens is charged with robbery and attempted escape.

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