CAHOKIA — Police were searching Wednesday or a gunman who robbed the Captain D's restaurant on Camp Jackson Road at closing time Tuesday night.
Police Chief James Jones said the suspect is described as a black male, 5-foot-8, weighing about 160 pounds, and is about 20 years old.
The suspect entered the business at 1512 Camp Jackson Road with his face concealed and armed with a black handgun.
He demanded money and the employees gave him an undisclosed amount of money, Jones said.
The suspect ran away. Police officers started canine tracking which led to a nearby subdivision, but the gunman remains at large Wednesday.
No one was injured in the robbery.
Anyone with information about the robbery can call the Cahokia Police Department at 337-9505 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS.