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Madison County, IL Sheriff's Office
Wednesday October 22nd, 2014 :: 03:29 p.m. CDT


Press Release

On Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at approximately 5:27 a.m., the Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Casey’s General Store, 6301 Godfrey Road, Godfrey, Illinois, in reference to an armed robbery. Deputies met with clerks who reported the suspect had just fled the business, armed with a handgun. A thorough search of the area was conducted, but the suspect could not be located. The suspect is described as follows:

5’8” to 5”10” TALL

The suspect entered the business wearing dark clothing, a hoodie and/or a stocking hat, with a red or pink cloth/scarf over his face. The suspect displayed a small silver handgun, and demanded all the money. The suspect did obtain U.S. Currency during the robbery, but the exact dollar amount is being withheld at this time. Surveillance images of the suspect, captured during the robbery, are attached for release to the public.

The suspect fled the store on foot in a north bound direction. A canine unit was called to the assist to track the suspect, but the track was not successful in developing any further leads or evidence.

Anyone having information relating to this Armed Robbery is being asked to contact the Madison County Sheriff’s Office at the following phone numbers:

Main Dispatch: (618) 692-4433
Investigation: (618) 692-0871
Anonymous Tip-Line: (618) 296-3000

Madison County, IL Sheriff's Office
405 Randle St
Edwardsville, IL 62025

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 618-692-4433

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