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A pair of assailants robbed a Little Rock auto parts store Thursday night, pistol-whipping two of the six victims in the process, police said.

According to a Little Rock police report, the victims — two 17-year-olds, three 19-year-olds and one 26-year-old — told police they were inside the O’Reilly Auto Parts at 7523 Baseline Road when the robbers entered the store a little before 8:40 p.m. They ran into the store from the east.

The victims at first thought the robbery was a joke, but the robbers ordered them onto the ground behind the store’s counter, the report states. They told police one of the suspects pistol-whipped two of them — the 26-year-old and one of the 17-year-olds — and kicked a third victim in the shoulder.

The assailants, one described as violent and the other as “shaky and timid,” had the victims take an undisclosed amount of money from the safe and put it in an orange backpack, the report said.

Both suspects were wearing gloves and smelled of marijuana, according to police. They each wore all-black clothing and fled east.

The 17-year-old who was pistol-whipped was taken to Arkansas Children’s Hospital for treatment. The other victims were treated by emergency personnel at the scene.


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  • Kharma
    December 30, 2016 at 6:33 p.m.

    "The assailants, one described as violent and the other as “shaky and timid,”"

    Wow. Lousy descriptions.

  • MaxCady
    December 30, 2016 at 7:48 p.m.

    Just another day in O'Ninerville.

  • JiminLA
    December 31, 2016 at 4:17 a.m.

    True, not a great description but a detail that could prove important in linking this to other robberies

  • JCannon90
    December 31, 2016 at 7:41 a.m.

    I am the 26 year old from this article you try remembering details with a gun pointed to your head and then hitting you with it. They were two males wearing black ski mask and all you could see was their damn eyes

  • AuntPetunia
    December 31, 2016 at 8:28 a.m.

    I'm so sorry for your dreadful experience, JC. I think that Karma thought the Demgaz was leaving out important details, like they sometimes do before an article is updated. Wishing you a speedy recovery.

  • Kharma
    December 31, 2016 at 6:22 p.m.

    Thank you JC for the added descriptions. Nowhere in this report does it mention that the perps were male or that they wore ski masks. AuntPetunia is correct.

  • DontGoThere
    January 4, 2017 at 11:09 a.m.

    Where's the National Guard, since our police dept can not be tough on crime anymore?

  • 3WorldState1
    January 4, 2017 at 11:18 a.m.

    Jan 20th everything will be restored. None of this will happen.