Two more robberies in Heights/Hillcrest; up to seven in a month UPDATE | Arkansas Blog

Monday, November 14, 2016

Two more robberies in Heights/Hillcrest; up to seven in a month UPDATE

Posted By on Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 12:37 PM

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports a couple more robberies in the Heights and Hillcrest neighborhoods Saturday by a man with a gun, running the total robberies in the area to seven in a month.

One robbery about 4:50 p.m. Saturday occurred outside a home in the 1100 block of Kavanaugh, another about 9:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of Pierce when a man returned to his car from a restaurant.

Police said patrols likely would be stepped up because of the robbery "hot spot" that appears to have developed.

Both commercial neighborhoods have relatively high foot traffic in evening hours thanks to restaurants, grocery stores and other businesses.

UPDATE: A single robber with a pistol hitting in a grocery parking lot after asking first for a lighter sounds a bit similar to the others, but this occurred in Stagecoach Road in Southwet Little Rock. When he saw a child in the backseat of the car, he took off.


Sign up for the Daily Update email


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

  • Speaking of the Clinton Foundation: Returns in maize and beans

    A reporter for Politifact, the Pulitzer Prize-winning fact-checking organization, sent a reporter to Africa to see where money given to the Clinton Foundation has been put to work. He found tangible results.
    • Sep 6, 2016
  • The LR chamber does the public's business. Is it accountable? Blue Hog on the case.

    Matt Campbell, lawyer and Blue Hog Report blogger, has sent a Freedom of Information Act request to Jay Chessir, director of the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Mayor Mark Stodola related to the publicity stunt yesterday  built around withdrawing from the mayor's rash pronouncement that the city would seek an Amazon HQ2 project even though the city  didn't meet the company's criteria.
    • Oct 20, 2017
  • The inspiring Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton's campaign for president illustrates again the double standard applied to women. Some writers get it. They even find the supposedly unlikable Clinton inspiring.
    • Oct 16, 2016

Most Viewed

Most Recent Comments


© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation