Mt. Vernon police investigating armed robbery

Published: Sep. 30, 2021 at 5:39 PM CDT
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MOUNT VERNON, Ill. (KFVS) - Police in Mount Vernon are investigating an armed robbery at a gas station.

Authorities released surveillance pictures from the scene.

On 09/28/21 at 8:07pm, officers responded to Casey's General Store at 1400 Salem Rd for a report of an armed robbery....

Posted by Mount Vernon Police Department on Thursday, September 30, 2021

It happened just after 8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 28 at the Casey’s General Store on Salem Road.

Police say the suspect went into the store armed with a handgun and demanded money from the cashier.

They say the suspect left the scene on a bicycle.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Mt. Vernon Police Department.

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