6 Arrested in Hot Springs for Aggravated Robbery, Battery; 7th Suspect Sought

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HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Hot Springs Police arrested six suspects Monday, all of whom were wanted for Aggravated Robbery and Battery in the Second Degree. They continue to search for a seventh suspect believed to be involved. 
 
The suspects arrested have been identified as:
 
Wintrell Va’Quint Coleman, 17, of Hot Springs
 
Aaron Michael Connelly, 19, of Hot Springs
 
Marlon Dupri Sanders, 17, of Hot Springs
Landon Kyle Davis, 18, of Hot Springs
 
Andrew Joshua Brown, 17, of Hot Springs
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Noah Christopher Merritt, 17, of Hot Springs
 
In addition to the Aggravated Robbery and Second Degree Battery charges, Merritt was also charged with Theft by Receiving and Felony Fleeing as he fled from police officers in a stolen car.
 
The Hot Springs Police Department (HSPD) believes these men are responsible for numerous violent felony acts committed recently.
 
The six men were all arrested within hours of each other. A seventh suspect, identified as John Colton Childs, 18, of Hot Springs, is also wanted for Aggravated Robbery, Second Degree Battery, First Degree Criminal Mischief, and Fleeing.
 
The four arrested juvenile suspects are being charged as adults due to the seriousness and violence of the crime. All are being held at the Garland County Detention Center with no bond. 
 
Anyone with information about the seventh suspect, Childs, is asked to call the HSPD at (501) 321-6789. He should be considered armed and dangerous.  

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