Armed robbery reported at BP station in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Ill. — Washington County law enforcement responded to a report Wednesday of an armed robbery at the BP station in Nashville.

According to reports, around 4 p.m. a white male wearing all black clothing and aviator style sunglasses entered the BP station at Illinois routes 127 and 15, and displayed a handgun.

Initially he reportedly fled the scene in a green pickup truck; however, Nashville PD has since eliminated that vehicle as a suspect vehicle and is now looking for a 2016 grey in color Toyota Corolla with out of state license plates.

The Toyota Corolla and male suspect were observed getting fuel at the BP Gas Station approximately 25 minutes prior to the armed robbery.

Anyone with information regarding this incident are urged to contact the Nashville Police Department at 618-327-8232 or your local law enforcement agency.