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Pennsylvania brothers charged in tractor theft

MONONGALIA COUNTY, W.Va. – Two Pennsylvania brothers have been charged with armed robbery after being accused of taking a tractor from a home on Lee Tennant Road Monday.

The owner told deputies Gary Courtwright, 44, of Greensboro, Pa., and Thomas Courtwright, 36, of Spraggs, Pa., fired a shot at him as they fled the property on the tractor.

Later, deputies located the two men with the tractor on Crossroads Roads and recovered a pistol and a loaded shotgun in a vehicle.

Both have been charged with armed robbery and are being held in the North Central Regional Jail.

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