Police search for armed robbery suspects in Mt. Vernon

Published: Dec. 24, 2015 at 11:15 AM CST|Updated: Dec. 24, 2015 at 2:52 PM CST
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(Source: Mt. Vernon Police)
(Source: Mt. Vernon Police)
(Source: Mt. Vernon Police)
(Source: Mt. Vernon Police)

MT. VERNON, IL (KFVS) - Mt. Vernon, Illinois police are on the look out for two men who robbed a convenience store at gunpoint.

Investigators say the robbery happened around 7:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 23, at the Casey's General Store on Salem Rd.

Surveillance pictures clearly show one of the suspects had a gun, but both men concealed their faces during the robbery.

Police say both men are white. One is taller with a heavier build. The other is shorter and slimmer.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery is encouraged to contact the Mt. Vernon Police Department at 618-242-2131 or Crimestoppers at 618-242-TIPS.

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