Mt. Vernon Register-News

January 31, 2013

Huck’s robbed at gunpoint

Staff Report

MT, VERNON — City police are investigating another armed robbery. This one occurred at 3 a.m. Wednesday at the Huck’s Convenience Store on South 10th Street.

According to police logs, a black male entered the business in the 1800 block of South 10th Street and displayed a silver handgun. An undetermined amount of money was taken in the robbery, police said.

The suspect is described as being 5 feet, 10 inches tall. He was wearing an orange sweatshirt, covered by a black jacket. He also had gray pants with some type of lettering on the front. He was also wearing a red baseball cap.

Police said the suspect’s last known travel on foot was northwest of the business.

City police were involved in two recent burglaries at the GenFed Credit Union and the Jefferson County Schools Credit Union. Suspects in those burglaries were arrested and are currently in custody.