Armed robbery of Citgo station on Caraway being investigated

A Jonesboro Police Department patrol car. Photo by Stan Morris.

JONESBORO, Ark. – Police are searching for a suspect in the robbery of the Citgo Flash Market, 3910 S. Caraway Road. It happened shortly after 6 a.m. Thursday morning, when officers were called to the location.

Police were told that a lone robber entered the store and brandishing a semi-automatic pistol, repeatedly demanded money from the clerk. The robber, a male wearing a hooded jacket and dark parts, had his face partially covered with a mask.

After taking an undetermined amount of cash from the clerk, the suspect fled on foot from the store.

Anyone with information may contact the Jonesboro Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at (870) 935-6710 or Crime Stoppers at (870) 935-7867 (935-STOP.)

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Correction: An earlier version of this story mistakenly stated the gas station was near JPD. This is a different station than the one referenced in that story, which was robbed earlier this year. NEA Report regrets the error. 




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