Indiana News – Police are Seeking Mt. Vernon Robbery Suspect

Posey County – Indiana State Police are currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred last night at Huck’s Convenience Store located at 9th and Main Street in Mt. Vernon.

Preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 8:45 p.m., an unknown black male entered the store armed with a large knife. The male walked behind the counter and demanded money.  After a brief struggle with the female clerk the suspect walked away with an undetermined amount of money. During the struggle the female clerk did receive a few minor cuts on her hand. She did not require medical attention.  The suspect was last seen running west toward Southwind Apartments.

Suspect Description:

  • Black Male
  • Unknown Age
  • Approximately 5’7” to 6’ Tall
  • Slender Build
  • Wearing dark coat and pants
  • Wearing a stocking cap, hood and had a scarf over the lower portion of his face.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is encouraged to contact the Indiana State Police or the Mt. Vernon City Police.

Investigating Officer: Detective Alan Sherretz, Indiana State Police

Assisting Agencies: Posey County Sheriff’s Department, Mt. Vernon Police and Evansville Police K-9