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Suspect arrestred in armed robbery in Wise, VA

By Julie Newman, jnewman@wcyb.com
Published On: Apr 15 2013 09:30:43 PM CDT
Wise Co., Va. -

A man faces charges after authorities say a store was robbed at gunpoint in Wise County, Virginia last night.

We’ve learned Brandon Bo Gibson is charged with armed robbery and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

Wise County Sheriff Ronald Oakes tells us Gibson is accused of jumping the counter in "The Market" at Crane Nest and taking cash around 9:30 Sunday night.

Authorities say they later found Gibson in a wooded area about a half-mile from the store matching the suspect description.

The investigation is ongoing.