Suspect 1 SMALL3 men robberies collage SMALLLLThe Benton Police Department is working jointly with multiple law enforcement agencies in Central Arkansas to apprehend three suspects believed to be connected to a multitude of armed robberies, including in Benton, Hot Springs, Cabot, East End, Little Rock, and Jacksonville. Public assistance is requested to help identify the suspects, which can lead to the halting of more crimes being committed by the group and to the apprehension of the suspects.

  • Saturday, Dec. 3 at 6:38 p.m. - Hot Springs police officers responded to a Subway restaurant which was robbed by three armed black men. The men reportedly fled in a white SUV.


  • Saturday, Dec. 3 at 8:44 p.m. - Benton police officers responded to Arby’s (900 Military Road) for a report of an aggravated armed robbery. Employees told officers that three black males entered the store, all brandishing handguns, and yelled commands, including demanding money. The suspects reportedly left in a white SUV and was last seen headed east on Military Road. The three suspects each had bandanas concealing their faces, witnesses said. One suspect was wearing a tan jacket and gray pants. A second suspect was wearing a green sweatshirt and dark jeans. The third suspect was wearing an orange shirt and camouflage.
  • Sunday, Dec. 4 at 5:48 p.m. – Cabot police officers responded to a gas station for a report of a robbery by three armed black men. The suspects fled in a white Chevrolet Impala.
  • Sunday, Dec. 4 at 7:18 p.m. – One of the suspects attempts to cash several lottery tickets stolen from Cabot at the Phillips 66 on Chicot Road in Little Rock.
  • Sunday, Dec. 4 at 8:46 p.m. – Deputies with the Saline County Sheriff’s Office responded to East End for a report of an armed robbery at the Pizza Hut on Arch Street. Employees said three black men, two brandishing guns, entered the store and demanded money. The suspects fled the scene in a white 2007-2009 Chevrolet Impala.
  • Suspect 1 – Black male, about 5’7 – 5’9, medium build, wearing a bluish colored jacket with two white strips down the back, blue jeans, white shoes, grey work style gloves and a mask.
  • Suspect 2 – Black male, about 6-feet tall, medium build, wearing a light blue colored, quilted jacket, dark jeans, white shoes, no gloves, white and a mask.
  • Suspect 3 – Black male, about 6-feet tall, slender build, wearing a light gray hooded sweat shirt (full zip), light gray sweat pants, black shoes, and a bandana.
  • Monday, Dec. 5 – The Game Stop in Jacksonville was robbed by three black men driving a white SUV.
  • Thursday, Dec. 8 – A Subway restaurant in Mayflower was robbed by two black men. The suspects fled in a white SUV.

Anyone with information about the suspects or information about the armed robberies is encouraged to contact us anonymously at the Benton Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at 501-776-5947 or 501-315-TIPS. Individuals also may send us anonymous information 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.

Call the Saline County Sheriff’s Office at (501) 303-5744; Cabot Police Department at (501) 843-6526; Hot Springs Police Department at (501) 321-6789; Little Rock Police Department at (501) 371-4605; Jacksonville Police Department at (501) 982-3191; or the Mayflower Police Department at (501) 470-1000.