Law Enforcement Looking for Suspect in Armed Incident at Vandalia Gas Station

Law Enforcement Looking for Suspect in Armed Incident at Vandalia Gas Station

VANDALIA — Law enforcement is looking for a 27-year-old man suspected in an armed incident Monday afternoon at the Murphy USA in Vandalia.

According to Vandalia police, Laroi Hall-Bady reportedly was armed with a handgun when just before 2 p.m. Monday he shoved a female employee of the gas station into the employee entrance of the Mattes Avenue gas station before grabbing her purse, taking her keys and leaving in with her car.

Hall-Bady is reportedly an acquaintance of the female clerk. No money or property of the gas station was taken, and no injuries were reported.

He’s described as a black male, approximately 5-feet 11-inches tall and approximately 150 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair worn in long dredlocks. He was last seen driving a dark gray passenger car.