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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

The Riverfest robbery report

Posted By on Tue, May 31, 2011 at 9:15 AM

The Little Rock Police Department has sent along two reports of robberies of people after they left the Riverfest grounds over the weekend.

* A 20-year-old Mabelvale man said he was robbed of a cell phone and beaten by a group of young men while walking on West Markham Street near the Capital Hotel after leaving Riverfest Saturday night.

* Late Sunday night, police say three men — two from Walnut Ridge and one from Hoxie — were carjacked and robbed of wallets and phones near Sixth and Broadway. A report to an officer directing traffic nearby led to recovery of the car and the arrest of two suspects, Lt. Terry Hastings said.

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