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Police nab Bristol suspect

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BRISTOL, Vt. -

A Bristol man is in police custody after trying to rob a local store with a knife.

Police say 28 year-old Joshua Martell was wielding a big knife when he walked into the Big Wheel Variety Store just before 5 p.m. Sunday and demanded cash.   The store's owner chased him into the woods, but with the help of K-9 units he was picked up a short time later.  He allegedly told police he needed the money for heroin.  Police say he also was found with stolen property from another burglary.

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