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Police arrest man in connection to an armed robbery in March

Canvas Laron Shell (Source: Searcy Police Department) Canvas Laron Shell (Source: Searcy Police Department)

Searcy, AR (KAIT) – Police have arrested a man in connection to an armed robbery in March of this year.

According to Searcy Police Detective Scott Thomas, on March 10th a male entered the Moms and Pops Tobacco Store in Searcy wearing a camouflage jacket and bandana over his face. Thomas says the man then pointed a handgun at store employees and began to demand money.

Over the course of the investigation, Searcy Police developed Canvas Laron Shell as the suspect.

They arrested Shell on July 5th and charged him with aggravated robbery.

He is being held in the White County Detention Center in lieu of $25,000.00 bond.

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