Benton police searching for armed robbery suspect

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

According to Benton police, whenofficers arrived at the Home Run Gas Mart, the clerk said they had been robbedat gun point. The suspect came into the store and pointed a handgun at him and demandedmoney.{} After taking the money, the suspect left the store on foot towards the area of JamesonDrive.{} There was an undisclosed amountof money that was taken during the robbery.{}

Theclerk described the suspect as a light-skinned black male, shorter thanaverage, and had a scar on his forehead.{}At the time of the robbery the suspect was wearing a hooded black jacketwith green under the arms, a 'rebel' flag bandana covering part of his face,and dark colored pants.{}

Any person with information is encouragedto contact the Benton Police Department at 778-1171 or 315-TIPS.{} Individuals also may send an anonymous crimetip about this incident to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body ofthe text or go to