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Disorderly Man With Knife Arrested in Rogers, Police Say

ROGERS, Ark. (KNWA) -- Rogers police were able to detain a man who was inside a business making alarming remarks while carrying a knife.

Coby Hurst was arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct.

Officers with the Rogers Police Department responded to the New Balance store at 1720 W. Walnut St. at about 12:15 p.m.  regarding a report that a man entered the store with a knife and was making concerning statements, according to Keith Foster, public information officer for Rogers police.

"The subject was not making threats to the employees and they were able to exit the store without incident," Foster said.

Officers made contact with the subject, later identified as Hurst, and persuaded him to discard the knife and come outside, Foster said.

Hurst was booked into the Benton County Detention Center.


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