Police: Black forced his way into vehicle with woman, children while fleeing

Monday, June 22, 2020

Blytheville investigators are looking for Demarcus Black who allegedly forced his way into a vehicle with a woman and her children while fleeing police on Sunday.

According to Blytheville Police Chief Ross Thompson, on Sunday, police responded to the shopping area in the 3700 block of East Main where Black had been seen. Black is wanted by the Blytheville Police Department for 4th Degree Sexual Assault.

"Officers arrived on scene and to flee the area Demarcus Black forced his way into a vehicle occupied by a 40-year-old female and her children and forced the mother to drive him away," Thompson said. "Officers pursued the vehicle until Black forced the female out and took control of the car with the children inside.

"Officers continued to pursue Black until he abandoned the vehicle in a residential area and fled the scene on foot. The officers stayed with the children until they were reunited with their mother. The children ranged from 8 to 16 years of age. They were emotionally distraught but physically unharmed.

"Demarcus Black remains at large and will now be facing additional charges."

If anyone knows the whereabouts of Demarcus Black please contact the Blytheville Police Department at 763-4411 or the Blytheville Crime Stoppers at 844-910-STOP where your tips pay you cash.