On Sunday (May 4) at 1:44 a.m., Fort Smith Police responded a robbery at the Valero Station located at 5727 Kelley Hwy, according to a news release Monday (May 5).
An employee reported a black male, wearing a grey hoodie and blue bandanna across his face, robbed the store at gun point, the release states.
The suspect grabbed the money drawer and fled the business running across the parking lot heading west, according to the release.
A witness stated they saw the man running from the store carrying the money drawer. That witness also said they saw the suspect run to a vehicle stopped on Koller Avenue and climb into the backseat before the vehicle drove off, the release states.
Anyone with information on this crime is encouraged to call the Fort Smith Police Department at 479-709-5100 or call the River Valley Crimestoppers tip line at 78-CRIME.