Fort Smith Police Issue Arrest Warrant For Valero Robbery Suspect

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An arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect that robbed the Valero gas station located at 5727 Kelley Hwy, according to a news release from Sgt. Daniel Grubbs of the Fort Smith Police Department.

The suspect was identified as Malcolm Anthony Thomas, 21, of Fort Smith, according to the news release.

The warrant was issued for the charge of aggravated robbery and carries a $25,000 bond, the news release states.

On Sunday (May 4) at 1:44 a.m., Fort Smith Police responded a robbery at the Valero station, 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.

Thomas should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on Thomas’ location is encouraged to call the Fort Smith Police Department at 479-709-5100 or dial the River Valley Crimestoppers at 78-CRIME.

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