Mt. Vernon robbery suspect sought by State Police

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POSEY COUNTY, Ind. (January 22, 2016) – Indiana State Police are currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred Thursday night at Huck’s Convenience Store located at 9th and Main Street in Mt. Vernon.

In the preliminary investigation, police learned that at approximately 8:45 p.m., an unknown black male entered the store armed with a large knife. The male walked behind the counter and demanded money.  After a brief struggle with the female clerk the suspect fled away with an undetermined amount of money. During the struggle the female clerk did receive a few minor cuts on her hand. She did not require medical attention.  The suspect was last seen running west toward the Southwind Apartments.

Police have released details of the wanted suspect in the robbery:

 

  • Black Male
  • Unknown Age
  • Approximately 5’7” to 6’ Tall
  • Slender Build
  • Wearing dark coat and pants
  • Wearing a stocking cap, hood and had a scarf over the lower portion of his face.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is encouraged to contact the Indiana State Police or the Mt. Vernon City Police.

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