Police Arrest Man Packing Heat, Pair of Purple Gloves

Published 03/17 2014 06:33PM

Updated 03/17 2014 06:43PM

SPRINGDALE, AR-- Police say a man packing heat. and a pair of purple gloves hoped to get away with cash but ended up with handcuffs instead. Officers arrested Arturo Sainz Sunday morning on charges that include suspicion of aggravated robbery and terroristic threatening. Police say he held up a clerk at the Tobacco Superstore on Thompson Street, threatening to kill her. Witnesses tell police that Sainz then demanded everyone in the store get on the ground, while he took money from the cashier. Officers caught up to him a short time later after his van was seen speeding away. He's now in jail on a $3,500 bond.



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