Peculiar police are investigating after an armed robbery was reported at a gas station early Friday morning.
In a news release, police said they were looking for a suspect described as a white male, approximately 25 to 30 years old, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, 230 pounds, wearing a red and white Monarchs KC ball cap, a light blue to light gray long-sleeved button-up shirt with a white T-shirt underneath, tan pants and brown dress shoes. Police said the suspect possibly has facial hair.
The incident happened at around 5:50 a.m. Friday at Casey’s General Store, located at 625 Missouri J in Peculiar.
According to witnesses at the scene, the suspect left driving a black older Dodge or Chrysler four-door vehicle, possibly a Stratus or Breeze. Police said the vehicle may have peeling clear coat paint on the hood and roof.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Peculiar Police Department at 816-779-5102 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.