The Alton Police Department is searching for a suspect involved in an armed robbery that occurred on the 900 block of Alby St. Wednesday evening.

The suspect is described as an African American male, 5'10", wearing a black short, and khaki pants. The suspect fled southbound before getting into a red Ford Explorer at the intersection of Alby and 9th Street.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Alton Police Department (618.463.3505).

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