MT. VERNON — Jefferson County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for an attempted robbery in the K-mart parking lot over a week ago.
According to information from the Mt. Vernon Police Department, the incident occurred around 8 p.m. June 5 while the victim was in a vehicle speaking on a cell phone. The vehicle was parked in a handicapped parking space in front of the business, facing west. The subject entered the victim’s vehicle to commit the crime.
The suspect is described as a male, about 5-feet, 10-inches and weighing about 150 pounds. He was wearing a black baseball cap, blue T-shirt and blue jean shorts.
Anyone with information about this crime is urged to call MVPD at 242-2131 or Jefferson County Crime Stoppers at 242-TIPS (8477).
If you share information with Crime Stoppers, you do not have to leave your name or telephone number and you remain anonymous.
Any information that leads to the arrest may make the caller eligible for a cash reward.