Armed rob­bers flee with money from gam­bling ma­chines; po­lice re­lease pho­tos of ve­hi­cle

Belleville News-Democrat - - News -

The Madi­son County Sher­iff’s Of­fice was ask­ing for the pub­lic’s help Wed­nes­day in iden­ti­fy­ing a sus­pect ve­hi­cle in con­nec­tion to an armed rob­bery Fri­day at a busi­ness in the 5500 block of Maryville Road in ru­ral Gran­ite City.

Two white men dressed in cam­ou­flage en­tered the busi­ness and showed an em­ployee a firearm, a Face­book post from the Madi­son County Sher­iff’s Of­fice stated. The em­ployee had just fin­ished emp­ty­ing the gam­bling ma­chines in­side the busi­ness.

The two men fled the area with undis­closed amount of money in what ap­pears to be a 2016 or 2017 Nis­san Al­tima.

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion about the rob­bery is asked to con­tact the Madi­son County Sher­iff’s Of­fice via Face­book or by call­ing the dis­patch cen­ter at 618-692-4433 or the anony­mous tip line at 618-296-3000.

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The Madi­son County Sher­iff’s Of­fice was ask­ing for the pub­lic’s help Wed­nes­day in iden­ti­fy­ing a sus­pect ve­hi­cle in con­nec­tion with an armed rob­bery Fri­day at a busi­ness in the 5500 block of Maryville Road in ru­ral Gran­ite City.

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