Mt. Vernon Police Investigating Robbery


By WSIL Manager

MT. VERNON -- Mt. Vernon Police are investigating a robbery at Casey's General Store.

It happened around 11:40 a.m. Thursday in the parking lot of the store at 617 Salem Road. Police say a man stole a bank bag from an employee then took off on a bicycle.

Surveillance images show the man purchasing a drink inside the store prior to the robbery.

Anyone with information about the man is asked to call the Mt. Vernon Police Department at (618) 242-2131.

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