Little Rock Police investigate nearly a dozen robberies since Friday


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Little Rock Police investigators are busy after nearly a dozen robberies in the city since Friday.

“When times get hard, that’s what they do, they rob and steal,” says Darius McCuiston.

McCuiston works as a pipe inspector, he works 12-hour shifts.

“I’ve been working since I was 16-years-old,” he says.

Little Rock Police say robbers hit seven businesses between Friday and Sunday evening, some were armed and others were shoplifting incidents turned robbery.

There were also three additional robberies against people.

Here’s the full list:

February 15th robberies:

1602 Green Mountain Dr. ==> Individual
10422 Chicot Rd. ==> Family Dollar
1912 Green Mountain Dr.. ==> Individual

February 16th robberies:
10101 I-30 ==> Shell
6420 Colonel Glenn Rd.  ==> Metro PCS
3412 S. University Ave.  ==> Game Exchange
801 E. Roosevelt  Rd.==> Family Dollar
8001 I-30 ==> Kwick Pantry

February 17th robberies:
4748 Springer Blvd. ==> Dollar General
1108 W. 24th St.  == Individual

Little Rock Police Lt. Michael Ford says all the cases remain open.

“Our robbery detectives are very good,” he says.

Ford says investigators are now going through to see if any of these cases are connected or if key players are involved.

“[They’ll] talk back with the clerks, see what our Crime Scene Unit was able to obtain while on scene of those different robberies,” says Ford.

McCuiston says he hopes some of the businesses hire additional security or add more outdoor lighting.

If you know anything about these cases, you are asked to call the Little Rock Police Department.

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