An armed robbery was reported to the Kewanee Police Department that occurred at around 2:48 A.M. on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at the Cenex convenience store on the corner of 3rd and East St. in Kewanee.
The suspect entered the store, displayed a knife to the clerk and demanded cash. The suspect then fled east on E. 3rd St. with an undetermined amount of cash.
The suspect is described as a black male, around six feet tall, and was wearing some type of red covering over his face. He wore large round sunglasses and a black coat with fur around the hood.
Anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in that area or who has information on the suspect is encouraged to call police at (309) 853-1911 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-227-2324. Calls to Crime Stoppers are anonymous and if the tip results in a felony arrest the caller will be eligible for a cash reward.