At approximately 3:05 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, officers with the Benton Police Department responded to the area of Northshore, Oakbrook Cove and Denise for reports of Breaking and Entering of vehicles, one of which led to a home invasion robbery. Three black men, at least one brandishing a handgun, entered a home, robbed a couple and left in an unknown direction.
The victims went to a neighbor’s home and called 911. No persons were injured during the incident.
Detectives are diligently pursuing all leads on the case. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about suspicious vehicles or individuals in the area, or information about the crime is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department in one of these 4 ways:
- Call at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS.
- Send an anonymous crime tip to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text.
- Go to www.crimereports.com to leave a tip.
- Submit using the official Benton Police Department app on iTunes and Google Play.