MVPD Search For Suspect In Hardee’s Robbery

(MT. VERNON, IL) — Mount Vernon Police are looking for a suspect in the robbery of a local restaurant. The midtown Hardee’s restaurant on Broadway was robbed at gunpoint on Wednesday morning. Authorities are looking for an African-American male approximately 6 foot 5 inches tall, last seen in the vicinity of the old Good Samaritan Hospital lot on 12th street, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black work pants. If you have any information regarding the robbery or the suspect, please contact the Mount Vernon Police Department at 618-242-2131 or dial 911.