WOOD RIVER, Ill. (KMOV.com) – Police in Wood River, Illinois are searching for a man suspected of robbing a local WalMart Supercenter early Wednesday morning.
Police say the suspect entered the store in the 600 block of Wesley around 3:30 a.m. The suspect left the store with two HP computers that were wrapped in security spider-wrap.
When a female employee attempted to stop the robbery suspect, the suspect told her he had a gun and shoved her to the floor while exiting the store.
The suspect got into the passenger side of a green Chrysler LeBaron with a tan convertible roof after leaving the store. The LeBaron had no registration on it at the time of the incident.
The suspect is described as a black man, in his mid-20’s to 30-years-old and roughly 6-foot-2 and 250 pounds.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Wood River Police at (618) 251-3114.