Lone Grove police request public's assistance in identifying armed robbery suspect

Sierra Rains
Surveillance footage from an alleged armed robbery at a Lone Grove gas station in December. The suspect was identified and taken into custody over the weekend.

The Lone Grove Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in an armed robbery. 

The robbery reportedly occurred at a Shell gas station, located off of U.S. Route 70 in Lone Grove, at around 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 10. According to a report by the department, a man entered the gas station, brandished a pistol and demanded money from the cashier. 

The suspect is described as a white male around 40 to 50 years old. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a red shirt with white under sleeves and a ball cap. 

Police believe the suspect may be armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Lone Grove Police Department at (580) 657-4888.