Suspects sought after convenience store robbery

Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Jefferson City convenience store on Wednesday night.

Officers were called to Convenient Food Mart, 426 Brooks St., around 10:43 p.m.

Police report two black male suspects entered the store, at least one armed with a handgun, and forced an employee to the back of the store. They then took an undetermined amount of cash from a safe and fled. No employees of the business were injured during the robbery.

Officers initially were looking for a white, four-door Chevrolet Lumina as the possible getaway vehicle. They also described the suspects as wearing black hoodies and black ski masks.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Jefferson City Police Department at 573-634-6400 or Crime Stoppers at 573-659 TIPS (8477).

This report updates earlier coverage first posted at 11:19 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013.

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