HOPE, AR – The Hope Police Department is looking for a man who robbed Terry Powell Grocery at gunpoint this morning.
According to the HPD, a call came in at approximately 9:20 a.m. on Thursday, January 1 advising Terry Powell’s, a mainstay of the community for many years, had just been robbed.
When they arrived on scene in the 300 block of East Greenwood, officers were told an unknown black male entered the store, pointed a pistol at the clerk and demanded money. After robbing the store, the suspect fled north on North Hazel Street on foot.
The suspect is described as a black male; approximately 5’2” tall and weighing about 250 pounds. He was wearing a whit hoodie with gray diagonal stripes on the top part of the shirt, white pants and a covering over his face that was dark on top and red on the bottom.
Anyone with information about the suspect and the robbery are asked to contact Detective Eric Green at 870-722-2563.