Police seek suspect in armed robbery at south Fayetteville tire shop


Police are asking for help identifying and locating a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery at a tire shop in south Fayetteville.

Officers said at 9:25 a.m. Saturday, April 1 a man entered Gustava Tire, located at 1225 S. School Ave., with a knife and demanded money. A victim was struck in the face twice, and suffered minor injuries, according to a video post on the department’s Facebook page.

From the post:

The suspect was described as a black male in his 40’s, approximately 5’11” tall and weighing 150 pounds. He was wearing a black and white camouflage jacket with “LA” on the front chest. The suspect was seen leaving the business in a white Chevrolet Tahoe or Chevrolet Suburban with a bicycle rack on the back.

Anyone with information about the robbery or suspect is urged to contact the Fayetteville Police Department at 479-587-3555.