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JPD still searching for sword-wielding robbery suspect

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The search for a sword-wielding robbery suspect is still underway by the Jonesboro Police Department.

According to officials, on Sunday night, the Motel 6 on Caraway Road was robbed.

Employee Angela Brown says a man entered the lobby of the motel with a three foot sword and demanded money.

When Brown went for the money, the suspect swung the sword, causing the victim a minor injury.

Police said more than 300 dollars was stolen from the motel.

Brown described the suspect as a black male wearing all black, a mask and gloves and left the motel in a red mini-van.

If you have any information about this suspect, call CrimeStoppers at 935-STOP.

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