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Benton police searching for armed robbery suspect

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BENTON (KATV) - Shortly after 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, Benton police responded to an aggravated robbery located at 1415 Military Road. 

According to Benton police, when officers arrived at the Home Run Gas Mart, the clerk said they had been robbed at gun point. The suspect came into the store and pointed a handgun at him and demanded money.  After taking the money, the suspect left the store on foot towards the area of Jameson Drive.  There was an undisclosed amount of money that was taken during the robbery. 

The clerk described the suspect as a light-skinned black male, shorter than average, and had a scar on his forehead.  At the time of the robbery the suspect was wearing a hooded black jacket with green under the arms, a ‘rebel' flag bandana covering part of his face, and dark colored pants. 

Any person with information is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 778-1171 or 315-TIPS.  Individuals also may send an anonymous crime tip about this incident to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text or go to www.crimereports.com.