Man sentenced after using a toy gun in robbery

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who tried to hold up a fast food fish restaurant on New Year’s Eve with a toy gun is set to spend a year in prison.

The Roanoke Times reports that Gary Ray Bishop pleaded guilty to attempted robbery last week and was sentenced to a 10-year prison term that will be suspended after a year.

The 37-year-old was also ordered not to return to the Long John Silver’s in Christiansburg where the incident occurred.


Information from: The Roanoke Times, http://www.roanoke.com

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