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  • Writer's pictureDennis McCaslin

Fort Smith Police looking for armed suspect in wooded area near Walnut Street on north side

Fort Smith Police responded to a robbery that occurred in the 3700 block of North 6th Street on Saturday. The victims were unharmed but had their car stolen at gunpoint by an unknown white male, described as being around 5'9" tall, having dirty blonde hair, and wearing a dark blue shirt and blue jeans.

He is believed to be armed with a handgun and should be considered extremely dangerous.

The vehicle stolen was later recovered near Walnut Street. Police pursued the suspect on foot into a wooded area but were unable to affect an arrest at this time. The search will continue, and our investigation is underway.

More information will be released when available and appropriate.

If you have any info that can assist, please dial 911 for an emergency, or call 479-709-5100. Reward-eligible tips (up to $1,000) must be submitted through Fort Smith Crime Stoppers at 78-CRIME.

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