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Granite City police search for gas station burglar

Granite City Police were seeking this suspect in connection with a burglary at a gas station.
Granite City Police were seeking this suspect in connection with a burglary at a gas station.

Police were seeking the public’s assistance in finding a suspect who stole cash from Abner Gas Mart on May 9.

Officers responded shortly after 7 p.m. to the store at 2200 Pontoon Rd. to a report of a burglary, according to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect was not armed and stole cash from the store during business hours, said Granite City Police Lt. Nick Novacich.

The suspect was described as a black male wearing a red shirt, black pants, a black stocking cap and possibly black Nike shoes with a white “swoosh” on the side. The hat had a red “C” on it.

Anyone with information can contact the Granite City Police Department at 618-877-6111.

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