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JPD: Three witnesses refuse to help delivery driver following holdup

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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

After he had been robbed at gunpoint, a pizza delivery driver said three possible witnesses refused to help him call the police.

The holdup happened about 9 p.m. Tuesday in the 1800-block of Self Circle, according to the initial incident report.

The 39-year-old victim told police he had just delivered an order to an apartment when a black male suspect, wearing gym shorts and a red bandana around his face, came up and pointed a “small, black handgun” at him.

The suspect told the driver, “Give me the money. Where’s the money, chief?”

The thief then reached into the man’s pockets and grabbed his wallet and cell phone before running down an alley, according to the initial incident report.

The victim told police three men were sitting on a nearby stairs and balcony and “could have observed the incident.”

When he told them what happened and asked if he could use a phone, they would not help him.

The victim then drove to the intersection of State and Johnson where an officer was conducting a traffic stop and reported the holdup.

Officers responded to the scene of the alleged robbery and spoke with the three men.

“All three advised that they did not see anything,” the report said.

Police searched the area but did not find the suspect.

Another officer stated the suspect description matched that of a teen arrested earlier this year for robbing another pizza delivery driver at gunpoint.

At this time, police have made no arrests in this crime.

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