The surveillance system at Curly’s Corner Market, 5527 Maryville Road, recorded this image of a man police say stole approximately $300 from the store in rural Granite City.
Police are looking for a man who stole money from a store in rural Granite City.
Madison County sheriff’s deputies responded at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday to Curly’s Corner Market, 5527 Maryville Road, in reference to a theft. Deputies met with the store’s clerk and determined an unknown subject stole more than $300 from the business.
The theft was captured on the store’s video surveillance system. The suspect approached the checkout counter while the clerk was preoccupied and reached into the cash register, stealing the currency. The subject fled the store and is believed to have fled the area in a silver four-door passenger car with Illinois registration. The suspect is described as a black man, approximately age 50, wearing a purple T-shirt and tan baseball hat.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Madison County Sheriff’s Office at (618) 692-4433 (dispatch center) or (618) 296-3000 (anonymous tip line).