Restaurant robber sought by O’Fallon police

Police were still searching Saturday for a man who robbed the KFC restaurant at 1717 W. U.S. 50 in O’Fallon on Friday.

According to a police statement, the robbery occurred at 8:48 p.m., minutes before the restaurant was to close. A male suspect of medium height and build entered the store, displayed a gun and demanded cash from employees. The man ran off after receiving an undisclosed amount of cash.

The man wore all black clothing and had his face covered.

Police said the suspect was last seen running south from the restaurant toward the Castle Acres mobile home park.