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Taking Action Against Crime: Hampton Police looking for man wanted for robbery, abduction

Posted at 5:30 PM, Jan 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-16 17:30:49-05

HAMPTON, Va. - Police need your help to find a suspect wanted for several charges, including robbery.

Tarik Ali Smith (Photo: Hampton Police)

They're looking for Tarik Ali Smith, 27.  He's 5'8" and 190 pounds with tattoos that say "Tarik" on both arms.

According to police, on Dec. 23, 2017, Smith forced his way into a home in the 900 block of North Mallory Street armed with a gun.  Police say he physically assaulted someone inside the home, then took two laptops and a cellphone.

He is considered armed and dangerous.

Smith is wanted for five counts of use of a firearm in commission of a felony, two counts of robbery, two counts of abduction and one count of burglary while armed.

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