A Benton suspect ran from police after allegedly robbing a store, but Benton Police officers caught up and arrested him.
Officers responded to a call of an aggravated robbery at Dollar General on Benton Parkway just before 8:30 a.m. Thursday. The suspect, Deamonte Terry, age 21, of Benton, fled the scene but officers ran and apprehended him a few yards away, near Alcoa and Cyanamide Road. He is charged with Aggravated Robbery, a class Y felony.
The investigation is ongoing and has been turned over to BNPD Criminal Investigations Division.
If you have information about the incident, contact the Benton Police Department at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS. You can also send an anonymous tip by texting 274637 with the keyword BNPD in the body of the message or at www.cityprotect.com.