Robbery suspect arrested in West Memphis

Robbery suspect arrested in West Memphis

WEST MEMPHIS, AR (KAIT) - Local police have arrested a suspect that is believed to be involved in a robbery of a business Friday.

According to a post on the West Memphis Police Department Facebook page, officers arrested Sam Smith in connection with the Feb. 22 robbery of the Tobacco Warehouse on West Broadway Street.

West Memphis police are searching for Sam Smith in connection with a Feb. 22 robbery at Tobacco Warehouse.
West Memphis police are searching for Sam Smith in connection with a Feb. 22 robbery at Tobacco Warehouse. (Source: West Memphis Police Department Facebook page)

Detectives received an arrest warrant for Smith due to the help of the public, the post noted.

“We are thankful for the community interaction that allowed us to quickly identify this suspect and we are hopeful that with the help of our community, he will soon be in custody,” police said in the post.

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