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Police Arrest Two Women in Bank Robbery

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Two women have been arrested and charged in connection with a robbery at a Little Rock bank on Thursday.

The robbery happened before noon at a Simmons Bank, located at 7401 Cantrell Road. Witnesses told police that a woman robbed the bank of an undisclosed amount of money and then fled the scene.

Police said a suspect vehicle was later pulled over, and Precious Canady, 28, and Mikala Vanderbilt, 19, were arrested. Both women have been charged with aggravated robbery and theft of property.

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Cops Make Two More Arrests in Rice Street Killing

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Police have made two more arrests in the murder of a man in Little Rock last weekend.

On Wednesday police arrested Timothy Pemberton and Matthew York, both 26, in the murder of Terry Lipsmeyer. Both suspects are charged with capital murder.

Lipsmeyer, 52, was found shot at his home on Rice Street last Saturday.

Wesley Wooley, 23, was previously arrested and charged in the murder.

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Little Rock Cops Make Arrest in Bank Robberies

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- A 46-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a pair of recent bank robberies in Little Rock.

Bobby Ford is charged with two counts of aggravated robbery and two counts of theft of property.

Police said the charges stem from robberies at two different US Bank branches in the past week.

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Woman Claims to Have Bomb, Robs Little Rock Bank

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Police are searching for a woman who robbed a Little Rock bank on Monday by claiming she had a bomb.

The robbery happened around 2:30 p.m. at the Arvest Bank branch, located at 11331 Arcade Drive. Police said a woman entered the bank, claimed she had a bomb strapped to her body and demanded money.

A teller complied, and the robber fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

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Police Search for Bank Robber

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- The search continues for a man in the robbery of a Little Rock bank last week.

On Monday, police released surveillance photos of the man being sought in the robbery that occurred on Oct. 15 at the U.S. Bank branch, located at 6004 Baseline Road. The suspect allegedly told bank employees he had a gun during the robbery.

Anyone with information on the man is asked to contact Little Rock Police.

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