Man arrested in connection with Mt. Vernon robbery

Man arrested in connection with Mt. Vernon robbery

MOUNT VERNON, IL (KFVS) - A man was arrested in connection with a robbery in Mount Vernon, Illinois on Sunday, June 14.

Sherman Dupree was charged with robbery and obstructing identification.

According to the Mt. Vernon Police Department, at around 9:08 p.m. they responded to a robbery at King City Liquors on South 12th.

They say the suspect approached an employee at the drive up window to make a transaction. He then allegedly stole a small amount of cash from the employee's hand and ran.

Police found the suspect, Dupree, at a home on South 15th Street. They say evidence associated with the robbery was seized from inside the home.

Dupree was taken to the Jefferson County Justice Center.

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