Belleville Police Searching For Armed Robber

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BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI)- Belleville Police are looking for a suspect or suspects in three armed robberies.  The first happened Friday afternoon at the Cheap Cigarette store on Sherman Avenue.   The second was Friday night at the Dollar General store in the Wade Square shopping center.  The third happened early Saturday morning at the Midwest Petroleum Royal Heights One Stop.

In all three cases, the suspect is described as a tall, thin, black male in his 20’s wearing jeans, white tennis shoes, and a brown hooded sweatshirt. He had a black ski mask on and showed a small, silver semi-automatic pistol.

Police believe he may have had an accomplice who acted as a lookout at each of the robberies.

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