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Mt. Vernon PD asks for help finding armed robbery suspect

(Source: Mt. Vernon Police Department) (Source: Mt. Vernon Police Department)
(Source: Mt. Vernon Police Department) (Source: Mt. Vernon Police Department)
MT. VERNON, IL (KFVS) -

The Mt. Vernon Police Department is asking for the public's help after an armed robbery early Sunday morning.

Officers responded to the Circle K Gas Station at 2701 Broadway in Mt Vernon at 4:19 a.m.

The suspect is described as a white male wearing a light blue stocking hat with eye holes cut out, black coat, fingerless gloves, blue jeans with bleach or wear marks on them, grey tennis shoes, carrying a dark backpack. He had a black semi-automatic pistol.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mt. Vernon Police Department at 618-242-2131 or the Jefferson County Crimestoppers at 618-242-8477.

Tips can stay anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward.

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