(KMOV) – Edwardsville Police released surveillance photos of the suspect believed to have robbed a beauty supply store in Edwardsville late Monday morning.
Authorities said the suspect walked into the Sally Beauty Supply in the 2214 block of Troy Rd. around 11:43 a.m. displayed a black semi-automatic handgun and robbed the front desk employees.
Police say the suspect fled the scene, carrying a blue U.S. Bank deposit bag.
Authorities have described the suspect as being a black male, 20-25 years in age, and approximately 5-feet-6 in height.
He has a thin build and was seen wearing a dark stocking cap, dark zip-up style sweatshirt and dark-colored pants.
Anyone with information pertaining to this suspect and/or this robbery is asked to contact Detective Barry Jones at (618)656-2131 or call the Edwardsville Police Department's anonoymous tip line at (618) 692-7552.