Authorities searching for armed robbery suspect

Monday, May 16, 2011

Authorities in Cape Girardeau County are searching for a man they say was involved in an armed robbery at Rhodes 101 in Fruitland Sunday morning.

Around 8:30 a.m., a man entered the convenience store, showed a gun and demanded money, according to a deputy at the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department.

No one was injured, although the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of money. He was wearing blue jeans and a gray hooded sweatshirt, according to the sheriff's department.

The department encourages anyone with information on the crime to call 243-3551.

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