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.