COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) – The Collinsville Police Department is searching for a suspect in connection with an armed robbery that took place at Walgreens.
Around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, police responded to an armed robbery call at 401 Beltline Rd.
An investigation revealed a man entered the store, pulled his coat over his face, and approached the cash register to purchase a pack of cigarettes.
The suspect pulled out a grey handgun and demanded money from the register. Once the drawer was open, the suspect grabbed the money from the register and fled the area in a White Chevrolet Venture.
Police say the suspect headed westbound on Beltline Rd with an undetermined amount of cash.
Authorities describe the suspect as a black man in his mid-30’s, about 5-7 – 5’9 and is approximately 170 pounds.
The suspect was wearing a dark colored coat and red Chicago Bulls skull cap.
After revealing surveillance footage captured on Thursday and Friday, Police believe the suspect is a frequent customer at this specific Walgreens.
This investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Keith Jackson at 618-344-2131 ext. 5291 or CrimeStoppers.
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