Belleville Police searching for convenience store robber

Belleville Police are looking for a man who robbed a local convenience store Sunday night after threatening employees with a knife.

Police were called to the Farm Fresh store at 1805 North Belt West at 7:45 p.m. Sunday. Store employees told police that a black male, wearing a blue shirt, navy pants, blue hat and dark mask walked into the store, displayed a knife and demanded money. The suspect walked around the counter and took cigarettes before fleeing the store eastbound on foot.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to contact Belleville Police Det. Clayton Green at 618-355-9737 or Det. Shawn O’Dell at 618-355-9733.