Armed robbery occurs at Mendota gas station

Suspect in armed robbery at Clark Gas Station in Mendota.

MENDOTA – Mendota Police responded to the report of an armed robbery at the Clark Gas Station, 706 13th Ave., Mendota, at 6:37 p.m. Dec. 1. Upon further investigation, officers were informed that a subject had entered the gas station armed with a handgun and made a demand for money.

A description of the suspect is as follows: short, heavy set, wearing a dark-colored sweatshirt with the word “Illinois” on the front, dark-colored sweatpants, white shoes, face covered with a dark-colored mask and hands covered with dark-colored gloves.

A photograph of the suspect is on the Mendota Police Department Facebook page and a video will be released when it is available.

If anyone knows the identity of this subject, contact the Mendota Police Department at 815-539-9331. All callers may remain anonymous.

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