(KMOV)-- Police are searching for two suspects accused of robbing a Metro East lounge.
This happened around 7:35 p.m. Monday at the Scenic Lounge at 110 W. Homer Adams Parkway in Alton.
Authorities said the manager stated that no one was in the lounge when he heard the door open. He turned around and saw a male, wearing blue jeans, a long sleeved, dark colored shirt, wearing a black ski mark. The suspect was holding some type of black handgun.
The victim stated another masked, male suspect was standing at the front door of the lounge. The suspect near the bar area asked for the money from the cash register. The victim complied.
The suspects then fled the lounge on foot and ran in a western direction from the Scenic Lounge.
If anyone may have information in regards to this case, please contact your local law enforcement or the Sheriff’s Office at the following numbers:
Dispatch (618) 692-4433
Investigation (618) 692-0871
Anonymous Tip-Line (618) 296-3000