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Armed gunman, accomplice rob Casey’s General Store

The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is looking for help tracking down a pair of suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery on Thursday at the Casey’s General Store at 6301 Godfrey Road in Godfrey.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is looking for help tracking down a pair of suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery on Thursday at the Casey’s General Store at 6301 Godfrey Road in Godfrey. Provided photo

The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is looking for help tracking down a pair of suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery.

According to Capt. T. Mike Dixon, at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday a pair of black men in their teens or early 20s, both short with thin builds, walked into the Casey’s General Store at 6301 Godfrey Road in Godfrey.

The men, who were both wearing dark clothes and ski masks, ordered one clerk to the ground and the other to retrieve the store’s money which included a large amount of rolled change.

The men, one of which was armed with a black handgun, fled the store to the north.

Anyone with information about the suspects is asked to call the sheriff’s department at 618-692-4433 or its anonymous tip line, 618-296-3000.

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