Update (4:10 p.m.):
RUSSELLVILLE, AR – Police have identified a suspect in a series of morning incidents that included two home break-in/robberies and car thefts.
Christopher Hamilton, 34, is still at large.
If you have any information regarding his whereabouts, call the Russellville Police Department at the numbers listed below.
Police say Hamilton is considered armed and dangerous. If you see him, your are warned not to approach him and call 911 immediately.
Original story (10:15 a.m.):
RUSSELLVILLE, AR – Police and local sheriff’s deputies are looking for a gunman who stormed into two homes early today where they say he robbed the residents.
About three hours later, the suspect reportedly stopped a car at gunpoint, robbed the driver and stole the vehicle.
The first set of incidents happened shortly after 4 a.m. in the 300 block of South Boston, and then a short while later in the 1400 block of North Boston.
Then, shortly after 7 a.m. in the 1100 block of Buttermilk Road, the suspect stopped a green 1997 Ford Escort and robbed the driver at gunpoint before taking the vehicle and driving away. The car is described as having passenger side damage.
The suspect is described as a white man who’s 5’5” to 5’8” tall with a shaved head/buzzed blonde hair and several tattoos on his upper body. He was wearing green pajama bottoms with ducks on them and a white tee shirt.
He is considered armed and dangerous. Police warn that if you see this suspect do not approach him, call 911 immediately.
If you have any information on either of these incidents call Russellville Police at (479) 968-3232 or on their silent partner tip line at (479) 967-2221.