Benton bank robbery

Police are on the scene of a bank robbery in Benton.
BENTON, AR – Police are on the scene of a bank robbery in Benton.

According to reports, around 12:16pm on September 6, police responded to calls about a robbery at the First Security Bank located at 1403 Military Road in Benton.

Police say the suspect walked into the bank, pulled out a pistol and robbed the bank, leaving with an undisclosed amount of money and running towards the Hastings parking lot.

Witnesses say the man, who is described as approximately 6 feet tall, wearing a camoflage shirt and hat, blue jeans, brown work boots, black ski mask with dark colored sunglasses and black gloves, was last seen driving a 4 door off white Huyndai.

Police are asking anyone with information to to contact the Benton Police Department at 778-1171 or leave a tip at 315-TIPS. Individuals also may send an anonymous crime tip to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text.

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