Police seek man on robbery, assault allegations


Pine Bluff police are asking for help in locating a man suspected of robbing an elderly victim on March 26.

PBPD Lt. JoAnn Bates said Lee A. Smith, 37, is wanted on probable cause of aggravated robbery, aggravated assault and terroristic threatening stemming from the incident.

The robbery was reported at the Regency Inn at 2100 E. Harding Ave.

Smith is a black male, 6 feet 2 inches tall, weighs 176 pounds and has a medium complexion.

Bates said a reward is available for information leading to Smith’s arrest.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jerry Lambert at 730-2090 or 543-5111.

Tips can also be submitted through the PBPD website at www.pbpd.org.

To text a tip, text “PBPD” plus the message to 2743637.