Crime

Edwardsville police searching for armed robbery suspect

Edwardsville police are investigating an armed robbery at Ron’s Shell Station at 121 East Vandalia Street that occurred April 28.

The suspect is described as a black male in his late teens or early 20s, between 5-feet-5-inches and 5-feet-10-inches tall weighing between 175 and 200 pounds. He was wearing a light gray hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, and oversized sunglasses.

The suspect displayed a hand gun and demanded money, and fled the store on foot with an undetermined amount of cash.

Anyone with information is asked to call Edwardsville police at 618-656-2131.

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