The Family Dollar near Illinois 157 and Main Street in East St. Louis was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday evening, according to the Belleville Police Department.
A black male, 5-foot-10 and dressed all in black, entered the store, displayed a handgun and fled on foot with an unknown amount of money, said Sgt. Todd Keilbach.
After he left, a second employee and a witness called police, who responded at 7:49 p.m.
Police ask that anyone with information about the robbery call Belleville police at 618-234-1212 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.