Photographs by WEST MEMPHIS POLICE DEPARTMENT
An assailant is sought after an armed robbery in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart store in West Memphis.
Friday, May 19, 2017
Authorities in eastern Arkansas say an assailant is sought after the robbery of someone outside a Wal-Mart store nearly a week ago.
The West Memphis Police Department said in a statement that the robber brandished a small handgun and demanded money from a victim Saturday at the store’s location at 798 W. Service Road in West Memphis.
When the victim complied, the assailant ran back to a red car and traveled toward West Service Road, according to authorities.
The robber, a white male, is seen in surveillance footage wearing a dark-colored hooded jacket.
A more detailed physical description was not immediately available Friday afternoon.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Crittenden County Crime Stoppers at (870) 732-4444 or West Memphis police at (870) 735-1210.