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Man sticks up Speedway, says he was joking


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AM Stone | WVOW News


MAN A bizarre incident last weekend landed a man in jail for brandishing a weapon and attempted armed robbery.


Logan Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Speedway at Man for a possible armed robbery.


According to the complaint filed in Logan County Magistrate Court by Logan Deputy JL Isaacs, police stopped a man matching a description from Logan County 911 approximately a quarter of a mile from the location of the call. The suspect, 35-year-old Linzy Collins of Accoville, was walking down Main Street in Man and advised officers he was walking home.


According to the complaint, deputies discovered two knives during a safety frisk of the suspect.


A witness confirmed to deputies that Mr. Collins enter the store brandishing a knife and demanded money from the cash register. The witness, according to the criminal complaint, said the man started laughing and said he was joking.


Collins was charged with brandishing a deadly weapon and felony attempted armed robbery.


Bond was set at $5,000 10% and surety.

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