NLRPD searching for suspect in Waffle House robbery


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North Little Rock, Arkansas – The North Little Rock Police Department (NLRPD) is actively seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect involved in a violent robbery at a Waffle House on December 15, 2023.

Devontea Clay, a 24-year-old suspect, is wanted for aggravated robbery and first-degree battery following the incident at the Waffle House located on Camp Robinson Road. The robbery resulted in a life-threatening injury to a woman who was shot during the crime.

According to police reports and witness statements from the restaurant, a black male armed with a handgun entered the Waffle House and demanded money. In the course of the robbery, the suspect fired his weapon, tragically striking the woman.

NLRPD is urging anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Devontea Clay to come forward. Contact can be made with Detective Michael Gibbons at 501-771-7149 or through the NLRPD Tip Line at 501-680-8439. The department emphasizes that individuals providing tips can remain anonymous.

This call for public assistance is critical in aiding the police to apprehend the suspect and bring justice in this severe case. The NLRPD is committed to ensuring the safety of the community and resolving this violent crime.


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