Robber uses knife, beer bottle to hold up Cape convenience store

Sunday, October 28, 2012

The Cape Girardeau Police Department is searching for a suspect after a reported robbery Thursday night at a Jasper's convenience store.

According to Patrolman Darin Hickey, department spokesman, at about 8 p.m. a male subject entered the store at 407 Morgan Oak St. and displayed a knife to the clerk. He demanded the store's money and during the course of the robbery allegedly assaulted the clerk by hitting her on the head with a beer bottle.

The subject, described as wearing a black shirt and red shorts, made off with an undetermined amount of money.

The clerk sustained a laceration to her forehead and was treated at a hospital.

Hickey reported the investigation was ongoing and said the subject was still at large Friday morning.

Anyone with information about the crime should contact the Cape Girardeau Police Department at 335-6621.

Pertinent address:

407 Morgan Oak St., Cape Girardeau, MO

Map of pertinent addresses

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