Vigo County deputies look for suspect in attempted armed robbery

Vigo County Robbery

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – The Vigo County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect in an attempted armed robbery.

Deputies responded to the Pit Stop Gas station in Vigo County just before 9:00 Thursday evening.

The gas station is located near Clinton Street and Hasselburger Road in northern Vigo County.

Police say a man entered the store and pointed a gun at the attendant.

Deputies say he then hit the attendant with the gun.

The Vigo County Sheriff’s Office tells News 10 the man ran from the area.

Officers and a K9 unit searched for the man in the area.

Authorities say the suspect wore blue jeans, a black jacket and a mask.

If you have any information you’re asked to call Crime Stoppers at 812-238-STOP