Suspect sought in armed robbery

DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) -- Police are investigating an armed robbery. 

It happened at the Circle K gas station in the 600 block of S. Bowman Avenue.  

Upon arrival officers met with an employee who reported a male white subject had entered the store and pointed a handgun at her while demanding money from the drawer. 

The suspect left the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash and was last seen running north bound from the business. 

There were no injuries reported during this incident. 

The suspect is described as a white male approximately 6’00 - 6’02 around 170 lbs.  He was last seen wearing a gray jacket with a hood and a red hat and some type of cloth covering the bottom part of his face 

Anyone who has information regarding this crime is asked to call Danville Police at (217) 431-2250.  Or you can call Vermilion County Crime Stoppers at (217) 446-TIPS.


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