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.
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Anyone with information is asked to contact the Peculiar Police Department at 816-779-5102 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.