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Masked robbers makes off with cash from Mobil Mart as station

WEST ALTON. –  A convenience store in West Alton was held up by several armed robbers early Friday morning.

Police say two suspects entered the Mobil Mart in the 14000 block of U.S. Highway 67 just before 2:00 a.m. and waved a gun at the store clerk.  The attendant said they demanded cash and then took off.

No one was injured during the robbery.

Alton Police are assisting the Saint Charles County Sheriff’s office with the investigation.

Anyone with information should contact the St. Charles County Police at 636-949-3000 or leave an anonymous tip at 636-949-3002.

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