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Police arrest suspect they say threatened to use a bomb

Randolph Blackmon. (Source: @sgt_lamb/Twitter)
Randolph Blackmon. (Source: @sgt_lamb/Twitter)
Published: Mar. 28, 2018 at 2:59 AM EDT|Updated: Mar. 28, 2018 at 6:53 AM EDT
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Source: Chesterfield Police
Source: Chesterfield Police

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Chesterfield Police arrested a suspect after a robbery Tuesday, and he's been charged and threatening to use a bomb.

Randolph Blackmon, 44, of Chesterfield, was arrested after police say he slipped a clerk a note demanding money at the Car Stop Food Mart on Jeff Davis Highway.

The incident took place Tuesday night around 7 p.m.

Police say the suspect was able to get out of the store with money, but was arrested shortly afterward not far from the store.

Police did not give any information regarding the bomb threat since an investigation is underway. Blackmon also was charged with robbery.

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