According to St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon, the holdup occurred about 3:30 this morning at the station, located at 7756 Lakeshore Road.
Deputies responded when the call came into St. Clair County Central Dispatch. When they arrived, the suspect had left. The clerk at the station told deputies that a white male came into the business, wearing dark pants, a dark hoodie sweatshirt, a black ski mask and gloves. The man implied that he had a gun. He ordered the clerk to the register and demanded cash. Once he received the money, he ran out of the store and headed south.
Deputies were able to follow footprints; however the footprints stopped at the shoulder of Lakeshore Road, just south of the Mobil Station.
No one was injured during the robbery.
The man is described as being approximately 5’ 6” tall with a medium build.
Anyone that has information regarding this crime is asked to contact Detective Eric Stevens at (810)-987-1726.