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UPDATE: Armed Robbery at Mt. Vernon Store


MT. VERNON (KWWL) - An armed robbery at a Mt. Vernon convenience store has police looking for suspect.

Police were called around 9 p.m. Thursday to  Petro 'N' Provisions on 1st Street in Mt. Vernon. Police say a man walked in with a knife demanding money. He then ran from the building. He's described as white, around 6 ft.-6'4", 180 lbs. wearing a hat, tan shorts and a baggy, plain white T-shirt. Police say he had a red bandana covering his face.

Police believe they have recovered the hat and bandana.

No one was injured. If you have any information, call police.

Online Reporter: Bob Waters and Michelle Caldwell

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