Mt. Vernon police investigate gas station robbery

MOUNT VERNON, IL (KFVS) - The Mt. Vernon Police Department is investigating a reported armed robbery of the Borowiaks IGA Gas Station.

Police say it  happened shortly after 8 p.m. on 500 South 10th Street Friday night.

According to investigators, a black male armed with a handgun ran westbound from the scene. A witness reported the suspect got into a small, white vehicle a short distance away.

The suspect was reportedly wearing a tan hooded sweatshirt with the word "Malibu" across the front.

Police say no one was injured during the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mt. Vernon Police Department at (618) 242-2131.

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