Police say an Arkansas Democrat-Gazette carrier was carjacked while delivering newspapers Sunday morning in northeast Arkansas, marking the second such act in the state in one week. Robert Graham, who was not injured, told officers that he was at an Exxon convenience store in Jonesboro, 207 N. Main St., around 5:20 a.m. when the robbery occurred, according to a news release from the city’s Police Department. Another vehicle pulled up near his beige 2005 Honda Pilot, at which point two people got out, and one robber pointed a handgun at him, authorities said. The pair then fled in both vehicles. The 61-year-old told the Democrat-Gazette in an interview that one of the carjackers stuck a gun to his head, told him to back up and threatened to shoot him. “After a few seconds of deliberation, I backed up,” said Graham, a Jonesboro resident. He added that his wallet and an unknown amount of cash was stolen. Larry Graham, vice president of circulation at the Democrat-Gazette, estimated that about 150 newspapers were taken as a result of the carjacking. Cpl. David McDaniel, a spokesman for the city’s Police Department, said the suspect vehicle has been identified as a white Infinity G37,… Read full this story
- The Latest: Obama would ‘welcome’ Russian focus on IS
- The Latest: Large police operation under way in Paris suburb
- The Latest: US lawmakers condemn the attacks in Paris
- The Latest: German minister mum on details of planned attack
- The Latest: US: Very likely IS directed the Paris attacks
- The Latest: Paris attackers known to American intelligence
- Evidence mounting against Hernandez
- Aaron Hernandez criminal cases timeline
- Chaos at Sharm el-Sheikh airport amid confusion over 'rescue flights'
- Who’s No. 1? Fictional baseball character draft
Democrat-Gazette carrier carjacked while delivering papers to gas station, authorities say have 276 words, post on www.arkansasonline.com at August 27, 2018. This is cached page on ReZone. If you want remove this page, please contact us.