SIKESTON - Law enforcement officials are searching for a suepect in an
armed robbery that occurred late Tuesday.
At 5:42 p.m., the Sikeston Department of Public Safety was alerted to
an incident at Food Giant located at 700 N. Main in Sikeston.
A man wearing a black leather jacket and gloves and full-face ski mask
reportedly walked into the business, armed with a handgun, approached
the service desk and demanded money.
After employees handed over an undisclosed amount of money, the
suspect is said to have left the area running on foot. No one was
injured as a result of the incident.
As of this morning, the investigation continues. The man was described
to be about 6-foot, 3-inches tall and weighs around 175 pounds.
Anyone with information regarding the crime is asked to call DPS at
471-6200 or the CrimeStoppers line, 471-1500. All tips will be kept