ALTON — The Alton Police Department on Friday announced an increase in the reward to apprehend two suspects in an armed robbery Oct. 6 at Schwegel’s Market, 901 Alby St.
"Due to very generous Alton businesses and citizens' donations, the reward is now $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the suspects," Alton Detective Emily R. Hejna wrote in an email.
At approximately 11:40 a.m., two black men entered the store, reportedly armed with firearms, and took an undisclosed amount of money from the business before they fled.
According to a flier released with the photos, the men are considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with any information can contact the Alton Police Department Investigations Division (Detective Splittorff) at (618) 463-3505, ext. 232. The anonymous tip line is (618) 465-5948.
Follow @NewsAdVantage on Twitter