Law enforcement asking for help solving armed robbery of Carterville drug store

CARTERVILLE — Carterville Police are looking for a suspect involved in an alleged armed robbery at Family Drugs, located at 1205 S. Division St. Monday night.

Police say the suspect walked into the store around 7 p.m. and demanded prescription narcotics while displaying a weapon. The suspect then fled on foot.

No one was injured during the incident. Police describe the suspect as being a white man, standing 6-feet tall, thin with facial hair.He was last seen wearing blue jeans, brown boots and a black hooded sweatshirt under a brown jacket.

Illinois State Police are assisting Carterville Police with the investigation. Anyone with information should call Carterville Police at 985-4853.