Man robs Jefferson City business at gunpoint
Robber brandishes gun, robs check cashing business Thursday evening
Police in the capital city are searching for man who robbed a check cashing business.
Just before 6 p.m. Thursday, officers were called to the Check n Go on Missouri Boulevard for an armed robbery.
Police say the suspect entered the business, showed a small handgun and demanded money. Employees gave the suspect money and he fled on foot.
Officers say a customer chased the suspect through a nearby shopping center, before losing sight of him. Police on the scene were unable to locate the robber.
The suspect is described as a black man with a light complexion, approximately 5'8" to 5'10" tall, and between 120-140 lbs. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a dark sweatshirt, a red ball cap and a mask pulled over his face.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Jefferson City Police Department at 573-634-6400.
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