|Updated: 7/10/2012 4:08 pm
||Published: 7/10/2012 3:53 pm
SEARCY, AR. – Officials from the Searcy Police Department have arrested a man they say is connected to a tobacco store robbery.
According to Detective Scott Thomas of the Searcy Police Department, the robbery took place at the Mom and Pops Tobacco Store around 8:00 am on March 10th, 2012.
Police say the suspect, Canvas Laron Shell, entered the store wearing a camouflage jacket with a bandana over his face. He then pointed a handgun at store employees and demanded money.
Shell was arrested on July 5th and charged with aggravated robbery. He is currently being held at the White County Detention Center on a $25,000 bond.
The investigation is ongoing.