Helena-West Helena Police is investigating the attempted rape and attack of an 88-year-old Helena-West Helena woman that occurred on Friday, Jan. 14.

 

Helena-West Helena Police is investigating the attempted rape and attack of an 88-year-old Helena-West Helena woman that occurred on Friday, Jan. 14.
The suspect went to the woman's home and was at the door talking, when he forced his way into the house and began attacking her.
Police have a suspect in custody but no charges had been filed at press time.

Freddie Spann of Helena-West Helena told police last week that someone stole his 1993 Dodge Dakota 4x4. Spann reported that the last time he saw the vehicle was on Tuesday, Jan. 11.

Police are also investigating a suspected arson at a house at 938 North Fourth St. that occurred on Jan. 15. The homeowner William G. Mims of Lexa told police and firefighters that no one was supposed to be in the house. The maintenance man for the property told police that he had left his tools at the house but no tools were found inside.

A woman who lives in the 500 block of Southridge reported to police Friday, Jan. 14 that her residence was broken into. Entry was gained through a kitchen window. The living room the bedroom and bathroom were ransacked.

A man who lives in the 100 block of Center Street told police Thursday, Jan. 13 that he left his car running in order for the vehicle to warm up and when he went back out the vehicle, a 2000 Cadillac Deville, it was gone.

A woman who lives in the 300 block of Crescent Drive reported to police Sunday, Jan.16 that someone broke into her home by prying open a side door. Missing are a TV, a laptop, kids clothing and jewelry.

A woman who lives in the 300 block of Denise Drive told police someone attempted to break into her residence on Friday, Jan. 14. The door facing was damaged in the attempt to gain entry.

A woman who lives in the West Russell Street area told police last Tuesday that someone attempted to break into her residence. The suspect used two pot plants to break the door glass.