UPDATE: Man Who Stole Thousands From Elderly Woman Captured

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UPDATE: Brian Stanley was arrested in Pocola, Oklahoma on March 6.

According to a press release, Stanley was located by Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office due to a tip from a citizen. Stanley was taken to Leflore County Detention, as he had a warrant out of Leflore County for forgery.

Investigators are still working three cases in Sebastian County involving Stanley.

Original Story

Law enforcement personnel are searching for a man who tricked an elderly woman into hiring him before he ran off with a large amount of her money.

Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office deputies said the suspect is 40-year-old Brian Stanley.

An 88-year-old woman reported she paid Stanley $6,000 to repair her driveway and paint her home, but he didn’t do any of the promised work. 

Deputies recommend everyone check out contractors through the Better Business Bureau and the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office. 

If you have information on Stanley, call the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office.

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