• More details released on Mt. Vernon armed robbery

    by  • February 3, 2014 • News

    Police in Mt. Vernon have released a few more details about an armed robbery Friday night. armed_robbery

    It happened just after 9 p.m. at the Dollar General in the 400 block of Broadway.

    Mt. Vernon Police Chief Chris Mendenall says a white man, believed to be in his 50s, with a thin build entered the store with a handgun and demanded money.

    No one was injured.

    Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the Mt. Vernon Police Department at 618-242-2727.