Man Receives Over 8 Years for Armed Robbery

A Ville Platte man is sentenced to more than eight years in prison for his part in a truck stop armed robbery.

Dudley Nelson robbed the truck stop and casino in Whiteville in April 2011. Nelson drove the getaway car.

Nobody was hurt, but they did get away with more than $11,000.

KLAX ABC 31 News 9/22/14