Fort Smith Police Search For Suspect Who Robbed Flash Market On Hwy. 71 South

FORT SMITH (KFSM) -- Fort Smith Police are searching for an armed robbery suspect after a local convenience store was held up Sunday afternoon (July 16).

According to police, the robbery happened at the Flash Market located at 8100 Highway 71 at approximately 1:40 p.m. when an unknown white man entered the store with a firearm.

Police said the suspect demanded money and left with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police described the suspect as a white male, 40 to 50 years old, 5'9" to 6' feet tall, and weighs approximately 170 pounds.

The suspect was believed to be driving a white 2000 Chevrolet Silverado, with a handicap placard and was last seen driving northbound on Hwy. 71, according to police.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Fort Smith Police Department at (479) 709-5100 or dial 78-CRIME.