Police still seeking man who robbed Hy-Vee gas station at gunpoint

Posted: Feb. 4, 2013 12:11 pm Updated: Feb. 18, 2013 1:15 pm


Quincy police continue to search for a man who took an undisclosed amount of cash in an armed robbery Saturday night at the Hy-Vee gas station at 14th and Harrison.

According to police reports, the robbery occurred about 7:23 p.m. when a man armed with a handgun and wearing a ski mask entered the store and demanded money. A Hy-Vee clerk handed over cash, police said. The man fled on foot in an unknown direction, police said. There were no injuries.

The man is described as between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall with a thin build. His race is unknown.

Officers temporarily closed the business to investigate the scene. Hy-Vee officials have declined to comment.

No new details about the crime were available Monday morning.

Police ask that anyone with information call them at (217) 228-4470 or Quincy Regional Crime Stoppers at (217) 228-4474.