Police looking for suspect in Madison County store robbery - KMOV.com

Police looking for suspect in Madison County store robbery

(KMOV) -- Investigators in the Metro-East are looking for a man accused of robbing a local store.

The robbery happened around 9:25 a.m. on Sunday at the Farm Fresh Store on East Airline Drive in East Alton, Illinois.

Two store clerks told the Madison County sheriff’s deputies that a white man walked into the store and demanded money from them.

The suspect reportedly said that he didn’t have a gun, but that, “four black guys” were outside the store with guns.

The clerks gave the suspect a small amount of cash and he left the store.

Authorities are hoping that store surveillance video will help catch the suspect.

The suspect is described as a white man wearing a dark T-shirt over his face, dark sunglasses over the T-shirt, a gray hoodie under a dark jacket and dark pants.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to contact the Madison County sheriff’s office at 618-693-4433.

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