On Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at approximately 1:30am, an unknown suspect dressed in black, wearing a shiny metallic mask and a carrying a hammer, attempted to rob the EZ Mart store located at 3920 Jefferson Avenue. During the commission of the crime the suspect struck the store clerk with the hammer. The store clerk ultimately fought off the suspect and chased him from the store. Thankfully the store clerk received only minor injuries from the incident.
Anyone with information regarding this or any other crime is urged to contact Texarkana Arkansas Police at 903-798-3154, or the Texarkana area CrimeStoppers at 903-793-STOP.