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A Little Rock gas station employee was robbed at gunpoint Sunday morning by a man who demanded money from the register, police said.


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A man leaned over the counter shortly before 11:30 a.m. at the Mapco Express, 5420 W. 12th St., and pointed a black semi-automatic handgun at the clerk, a Little Rock Police Department report says.

The robber is described as a black, 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-8 in height with a thin build.

Authorities said he took an undisclosed amount of money then left the gas station on foot, heading east.

Witnesses said he got into a dark green, older model Ford or Chevrolet pickup in the parking lot of Rally's at 5400 W. 12th St. and headed north, the report said.

An investigation is ongoing.

Man in LR accused of driving into door

Little Rock police arrested a man Friday afternoon on suspicion of driving his vehicle through the garage door of a business, according to a police report.

The police report says 36-year-old Jason Holt drove his vehicle through the garage door of the Firestone auto repair outlet at 7310 Cantrell Road after he was asked to leave.

No injuries were reported.

Holt was arrested and charged with one count of criminal mischief.

As of Sunday, he was no longer being held in the Pulaski County jail. His bail was set at $1,500.

Sex offender held; address not on file

Jacksonville police arrested a man Friday afternoon for not registering as a sex offender.

Robert Charles Timberman, 31, was charged with one count of failure to comply with the sex-offender registry law, according to a police report.

Timberman last told authorities that he resided at 1052 Gina Circle in Jacksonville.

An anonymous source contacted authorities and told them that Timberman was living at 710 Crook Drive.

Police said Timberman told them that he has been homeless since March 2014 and was scared to tell them where he was staying because "he thought there were restrictions."

Timberman is being held at the Pulaski County jail. His bail is set at $2,000.

State Desk on 06/29/2015

Print Headline: Robber grabs cash at LR gas station


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