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April 9, 2014

Suspect at-large in armed robbery

MT. VERNON — A suspect was still at large Tuesday following an armed robbery Monday night at the Dollar General Store in the 1800 block of South 10th Street.

Police report a male subject, 5-feet, 9-inches tall and weighing about 180 pounds, displayed a handgun around 9:20 p.m. Monday. The suspect got away with an undetermined amount of cash.

The suspect fled the store on foot and was last seen in a southbound direction. Police searched the area of Veterans Memorial Drive and the old Industrial Park.

The suspect, reportedly in his early 40s and clean-shaven, was wearing a black hoodie, light colored jeans and dark shoes, police report.

Citizens who may have information on the robbery may call Mt. Vernon Police at 242-2727 or the Jefferson County Crime Stoppers at 242-8477.

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