Early morning armed robbery at Mt. Vernon convenience store

(Source: Mt. Vernon PD)
(Source: Mt. Vernon PD)
(Source: Mt. Vernon PD)
(Source: Mt. Vernon PD)

MT. VERNON, IL (KFVS) - Police are investigating an early morning armed robbery at a convenience store in Mt. Vernon.

According to the Mount Vernon Police Department, it happened shortly before 4 a.m. at Huck's on 2nd Street and Broadway.

Police say the suspect entered the store wearing a black bandana with white designs over the mouth and ankle socks on both hands while showing a silver revolver. The person robbed the clerk of an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police describe the suspect as being dark-skinned and wearing gray zip-up hooded jacket with white and black stripes on upper chest up to the hood. The suspect also was described as wearing a pink watch or bracelet on a left wrist, a purple bracelet on the right wrist and a red shirt under the hoodie, and dark colored jeans.

If anyone has any information regarding the identity of the suspect, please call Mt. Vernon police at 618-242-2727 or Jefferson County Crime Stoppers 618-242-TIPS. Crime Stoppers callers can remain anonymous and may receive a cash reward if an arrest is made.

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