Man arrested after robbing three people at knifepoint

Mercer County
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ATHENS, W. Va. (WVNS)– A man has been arrested after troopers said he robbed three people at a local beauty salon in Mercer County Tuesday night.

Troopers with the West Virginia State Police Princeton Detachment tell 59 News Dustin Jones robbed three people at knifepoint at a local beauty salon in Princeton.

Troopers said Jones stole a woman’s purse with checks inside and then tried to cash them at a local bank.

He was booked in the Southern Regional Jail on Thursday. He has been arraigned and was given $50,000 bond. 

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