A man was charged in a robbery at BP Amoco early Tuesday morning.
Shannon D. Moore, 42, of Chesterfield is facing one count of Aggravated Robbery class 1 felony, one count of Robbery Class 2 felony, and one count of unlawful possession of a stolen motor vehicle class 2 felony.
Employees of the business, located at 1301 S. 74th St., reported that they had been robbed by a black male who claimed to have a handgun.
A witness at the scene told police they saw a vehicle leave the area at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was eventually located and stopped by a Caseyville Police Unit in Washington Park.
Officials took Moore, the driver, into custody and identified him as the alleged robber. The suspect was transported to HQ, booked and held pending investigation.
His bail is set at $200,000.