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Police seek suspect in armed holdup of Collinsville convenience store

Surveillance image of the suspect in a robber at a Collinsville gas station.
Surveillance image of the suspect in a robber at a Collinsville gas station.

Police continued searching Monday for a suspect in a convenience store robbery in Collinsville.

Police were called at about 11 p.m. Saturday to the Moto Mart at 702 Vandalia. Witnesses reported that a man showed a handgun and demanded money from the store’s employee.

The suspect was described as a white man, about 6 feet tall, with a thin build. He’s in his mid- to late-20s and was wearing a black and gray North Face jacket with a blue hoodie underneath, blue jeans, gray shoes, a stocking hat and a dark bandana. The suspect took an undetermined amount of cash.

Police ask that anyone with information on the robbery call Detective Keith Jackson at 618-344-2131, ext. 5291 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.

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