Murphysboro police investigating early morning armed robbery

MURPHYSBORO — Murphysboro Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened early Wednesday morning at Motomart, located at 110 S. Williams Street.

Police say shortly before 4 a.m., the suspect, a lone black man, walked into the store wearing a mask. He displayed a knife and demanded money. The clerk gave the suspect an undetermined amount of cash. The suspect then ran south from the store.

Police say more details are possible as the investigation continues. If you have any information, you should call Murphysboro Police.