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Monongalia County Armed Robbery Arrest Could Close Additional Cases

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West Virginia State Police arrested Timothy Mitchell, 27, Monday afternoon at the Morgantown Motel without incident. Michelle Barto, 22, Mitchell's girlfriend, was also arrested at the motel.

Barto and Mitchell are charged with armed robbery and conspiracy to commit a felony in relation to an armed robbery of a Hot Spot in Westover in February.

State Police later charged the pair in relation to the armed robbery of Belko Foods in Blacksville.

According to troopers, Mitchell's vehicle matched the description and surveillance images of the car spotted at the scene in Blacksville on Sunday.

State Police and the Monongalia County Sheriff's Department are also investigating the pair for any possible involvement in the other recent robberies in the area, including the and the robbery of the Pilot Travel Center near the Goshen Road exit of Interstate 79.

State Police continue working with the Monongalia County Sheriff's Department to investigate the recent robberies.

Call them at (304) 291-7218 or (304) 285-3200 with any information.