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Store's surveillance video leads police to rape suspect

William Patrick Stillman (Source: Beebe Police Department) William Patrick Stillman (Source: Beebe Police Department)
BEEBE, AR (KAIT) -

Using surveillance video from Walmart, police say they made an arrest following a reported sexual assault in a wooded area near the store.

According to the Beebe Police Department, they received reports of the sexual assault before 12:30 a.m. Sunday.

Officers responded along with the White County Sheriff’s Office to the scene.

They used a K9 officer to search the area, but couldn’t find the suspect.

Walmart employees then gave investigators the video used to identify the suspect's vehicle. He was later identified as 58-year-old William Patrick Stillman. 

Officers arrested the Stillman at a home at around 3:30 a.m. He is charged with one count of rape. 

According to a press release from the police department, Stillman is being held at the White County Detention Center on a $75,000 bond. 

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