Arrest made in Thursday night robbery in Searcy

SEARCY, AR (KAIT) – A Hot Springs man is in jail, accused ofrobbing a gas station at gun point in Searcy.

According to Searcy Police, the robbery occurred Thursdaynight around 7:30. Police say a man walked into the Valero Gas Station at MainStreet and Booth Road wearing a brown hoodie and a dark ski mask and demandedmoney while brandishing a pistol.

Store employees told officers the suspect then ran out ofthe store.

Police say they found 20-year-old Jacob Aaron Scott, of Hot Springs, while searchingthe area. Officers also found a plastic bag as well as a ski mask and handgunmatching the description used in the robbery.

As of Thursday night, Scott has not been charged with therobbery.

Region 8 News will continue to track this story and bringyou any new details when they are released.

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