WEST ALTON, Missouri (KMOV.com) -- Police are searching for a man who robbed a West Alton convenience store early Wednesday morning.
Officials said a Hispanic or light-skinned black male in his early 20s entered the Mobil gas station at 14000 Highway 67 and robbed the clerk with a semi-automatic pistol.
The suspect fled the scene in a small, black car, according to police, and headed south on Highway 67 toward St. Louis County. Officials said the vehicle may have been a two-door Cavalier with a small spoiler.
Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact St. Charles County detectives at 636-949-3020.