Suspect arrested in Harp’s firearms theft

Jacob Lipe (Source: Baxter County Jail)
Jacob Lipe (Source: Baxter County Jail)

BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT)- Baxter County authorities say a weapon was stolen from Harp's Grocery over a week ago and the suspect has now been arrested.

Chief Carry Manuel says the Harp's surveillance system caught Jacob Lipe entering a locked area and stealing a .22 caliber handgun. Lipe was then charged with breaking or entering.

The handgun has not been recovered.

Lipe is being held in the Baxter County Detention Facility with a $20,000 bond.

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