Police seek help locating burglary suspect


Pine Bluff police are seeking the public’s help in locating a man wanted in connection with an alleged burglary and theft.

Ashton Deshawn West, 24, allegedly forced his way into a home and fought with a resident at about 2 p.m. Thursday, Officer Richard Wegner said in a press release Friday. West allegedly fled from the house and took a cell phone and car belonging to the victim, Wegner said. The vehicle is a 2008 blue Toyota Camry with a white scrape on the driver’s side, according to a police report.

Anyone with information on West’s location is asked to call the detective division at 870-730-2090 or the dispatch center at 870-541-5300.