Armed Robbery in Mt. Vernon Under InvestigationThe Mt. Vernon Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at Borowiak's IGA Gas Station at 500 South Tenth Street.
Police say a black male, armed with a handgun, ran westbound from the scene. A witness reported the offender entered a small, white vehicle a short distance away. The man was wearing a tan hooded sweatshirt with the word 'Malibu' across the front. Police say no one was injured during the armed robbery.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mt Vernon Police Department at 242-2131.
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