Robber hits Flash Market in Paragould

PARAGOULD, Ark. – Police have released details about a robbery early Thursday morning in Paragould.

At approximately 4:40 a.m. Thursday morning, Paragould Emergency Services received a call from the cashier at Flash Market, located at 1005 E. Kingshighway, regarding an aggravated robbery that had just occurred. This was according to a release from the Paragould Police Department.

Officers were immediately dispatched to the scene.

Upon officers’ arrival, it was learned that a single male entered the store, brandished a firearm, and demanded money. After the cashier complied with the demand, the offender exited the store and fled the scene.

No one was injured during this incident.

Updated 5:45 PM

Paragould Police detectives have continued to investigate an armed robbery that occurred at Flash Market, 1005 East Kingshighway, on 01/30/2020.

Video footage was obtained of a white 94 to 2001 Dodge Ram extended cab pickup truck with a tool box in the back leaving the establishment at the time of the robbery. The vehicle left the area eastbound on Hwy 412.

The suspect was described as a white male, approximately 5’4” to 5’6”. He was wearing work boots, a camouflage coat, and a red cap with unknown white writing on it. The witness stated that he had a “scruffy” beard and mustache, had reddish brown hair, and was heavy set.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Paragould Police Department Criminal Division at 870-236-2913.

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