Police car crashes on way to Cape Girardeau robbery scene

Monday, October 27, 2008
FRED LYNCH ~ flynch@semissourian.com
A Cape Girardeau police car was involved in an accident on William Street just west of Sprigg Street while responding to an armed robbery at the AM-PM convenience store at 1101 William St. Monday morning.

No one was hurt in a mid-morning robbery at the AM PM convenience store at 1101 William St. today, but a police cruiser was damaged in the response to the robbery.

The police car was on its way to the robbery scene when it was involved in an accident just west of Sprigg Street on William. No injuries were reported.

Police are looking for a suspect in the robbery -- a tall black male in a black hooded sweat shirt, possibly driving a black car with tinted windows.

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