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Gunmen approach woman in SUV outside west Little Rock Wal-Mart, force her to drive to ATM, police say

By Gavin Lesnick

This article was originally published November 17, 2017 at 10:25 a.m. Updated November 17, 2017 at 1:31 p.m.

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This surveillance image released by the Little Rock Police Department shows two suspects in the robbery of a woman in west Little Rock early Friday.


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Two gunmen approached a woman as she sat in her SUV outside a west Little Rock Wal-Mart early Friday and then forced her to drive to a nearby ATM, where they made her withdraw all her money before stealing the vehicle, authorities said.

The 28-year-old victim said it happened about 4:20 a.m. as she was waiting in her vehicle before going to work at the store at 700 S. Bowman Road, according to a Little Rock Police Department report.

The woman said the two demanded cash but soon realized she only had a debit card.

"Oh no, we going to the bank," one of the assailants reportedly said before they made the victim drive to an Arvest Bank on Chenal Parkway. There, she withdrew all the money from her account, the report noted.

The two ordered the woman to drive back to the Wal-Mart, where they forced her out of the vehicle at gas pumps for a neighboring Sam's Club, police said.

The gunmen then drove off in the victim's Mitsubishi Outlander. The report noted the victim was unable to get a good look at them because they ordered her to turn away from them, but authorities later released description based on surveillance from the Wal-Mart.

The two robbers were said to be black men in their early 20s who stood about 5 foot 10 inches tall and had skinny builds. One, who said his name was Trey, was wearing a red beanie and a black hoodie. The other had a short afro and was wearing a blue-and-red coat and red hat. Both men were armed with handguns, and investigators believe they arrived in a newer dark gray Nissan Sentra.

Authorities searched the surrounding area but didn't make an arrest.

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HarleyOwner says... November 17, 2017 at 10:59 a.m.

Hmm, just exactly how much was "all her money"? And no description? Not even race?

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dumblikeme says... November 17, 2017 at 12:51 p.m.

HarleyOwner, race can be inferred by what the assailant said, if the quote in the article is accurate.

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Packman says... November 17, 2017 at 1:42 p.m.

Yet, libs want to disarm law-abiding citizens in desperate need of personal protection. Two to the chest, one to the head. That's all these worthless pieces of human debris truly understand.

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DavidWB says... November 17, 2017 at 2:29 p.m.

I would rather it read "and the victim, removed her concealed carry from under her arm, turned around and shot each assailant with one 44 mag hollow point and they expired in the back seat within seconds"

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titleist10 says... November 17, 2017 at 4:18 p.m.

2 blacks who chose to commit crimes instead of working and paying taxes like law abiding citizens do they are leeches who live off honest people

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rubythecat96gmailcom says... November 17, 2017 at 4:20 p.m.

come on ladies, keep your doors locked and don't open for anybody you don't know surely you can start your car and run over the sob's that are there to rob you. also find out where nearest rifle range is and learn how to protect yourself. unfortunately as with evolution it is survival of the fittest.

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Trailop says... November 17, 2017 at 4:22 p.m.

wow. An employee going to work is on their employer's property in the early AM and gets strong armed robbed and kidnapped by 2 thugs with guns. Maybe the suits in the back office should revisit their security and safety policy at his location

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TravisBickle says... November 17, 2017 at 5:37 p.m.

Dindu nuffin'!

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LR1955 says... November 17, 2017 at 8:21 p.m.

I don’t know about Arvest Bank but at Bank of America a customer is limited on ATM withdrawal amounts. You have to sign a form if you want to raise your limit.

It seems if you just hang out in your car in a parking lot around LR you’re asking for it. I figured WalBox had security driving around their lots.

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KingGator says... November 17, 2017 at 11:50 p.m.

I was at this after picking up my daughter from school. Concealed Carry. Retired law enforcement. I cannot get her mother to carry.

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