Police seek suspect in Sikeston armed robbery

Thursday, November 19, 2009
Surveillance camera shot of alleged robber's vehicle. Photo provided by Sikeston Department of Public Safety.

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Sikeston police are seeking a suspect in a reported armed robbery that happened early Wednesday afternoon at Check Into Cash, 1305 S. Main St.

An employee of the store said a man came in around 1:20 p.m. and pulled out a black handgun, demanding cash, according to a news release from the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. The employee said she gave the man -- described as a stocky black male, around 5 foot 6 inches tall, wearing a black hat, black coat and blue jeans -- an undetermined amount of cash and he ran from the store.

The alleged robber's car was captured on surveillance video -- a silver late model Chevrolet Impala with tinted windows and a spoiler.

Surveillance camera shot of alleged robber's vehicle.

Sikeston police are asking anyone with information to call the Crimestoppers Hotline at 573-471-1500. Callers can remain anonymous. Rewards are offered for tips that lead to a conviction.

Pertinent address:

1305 S. Main St., Sikeston, MO

Surveillance camera shot of alleged robber's vehicle.
Surveillance camera shot of alleged robber's vehicle.
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