16-year-old arrested in robbery case, police say
TRUMANN, Ark. (KAIT) - A 16-year-old is now in custody in connection with an aggravated robbery that happened Thursday in Trumann.
According to a post on the Trumann Police Department Facebook page, Trumann police and the Jonesboro Police Department Street Crimes Unit went to a house in north Jonesboro around 3:15 p.m. Friday.
“A juvenile, 16, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Robbery for the incidents that occurred on 06/03/21. The juvenile will be held for a Probable Cause hearing,” Trumann police said. “Thank you to all who contributed to this investigation. We are truly better together.”
Trumann police asked for the public’s help in the case.
Police said the suspect is a white male between 5′6 and 5′7 and between the age of 16 and 25 with long brown hair, a white tank top, gray sweatpants, white shoes, and mismatched shoelaces.
The first happened on Jennifer Street, with police saying two juveniles were robbed at gunpoint.
The second happened on West Speedway when a person matching the same description attempted to rob a juvenile at gunpoint.
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