Anglin keith barton 52At approximately 1:27 p.m. Sunday, officers responded to Walmart on Interstate 30 in reference to a theft that just occurred in which the suspect had fled on foot. Officers located the suspect matching the description inside a bathroom at the nearby Murphy USA.

Walmart employees told officers that the suspect, identified as 52-year-old Keith Barton Anglin of Benton, attempted to leave the store without paying for more than $625 worth of merchandise. Employees said when confronted Anglin pushed an employee and ran on foot away from the store. Employees said that Anglin was banned from entering the store on January 1, 2014, for a similar incident.

Anglin, who is on parole, was taken into custody and transported to the Saline County Detention Center. He faces charges of class B felony Robbery and class C felony Commercial Burglary.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS.  Individuals also may send us an anonymous crime tip about this incident to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text or go to to leave a tip.  A crime tip can also be submitted via the official Benton Police Department app found on ITunes and Google Play.

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