RPD following leads, looking for suspect

Last updated: January 16. 2014 11:52AM - 2654 Views
By - ostapleton@newsdemocratleader.com

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The Russellville Police Department is investigating a robbery that happened in the parking lot of the U.S. Bank in Russellville on Monday.

At approximately noon on Monday, Jan. 13, the RPD received a report of a robbery in progress at the U.S. Bank.

Callers reported that a female gas station employee had been assaulted in the parking lot and a man had stolen a deposit bag from her.

The robber then ran toward South Main Street and an onlooker chased him between residential properties.

The suspect then got into a white Dodge Dakota pickup and fled the scene. Witnesses identified the vehicle, which was recovered by police later that evening.

A detailed description of the suspect was given to investigators, who are following leads.

The female did not sustain any significant injuries during the altercation and the robber was not armed. The total amount stolen is unknown at this time.

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