Armed Robbery

Swansea Police photo

Armed Robbery in Swansea

April 14, 2018 - 9:45 pm

SWANSEA, Ill. (KMOX) - The police chief in Swansea says a crime of this nature is very unusual at this location.

Steve Johnson posted on the department's Facebook page that a man robbed a woman at knife-point, Saturday morning in the parking lot of the Swansea Schnuck's Market.

He took her keys and some cash then ran from the scene.

The man was wearing a gray Cardinals jacket with red sleeves, dark pants, and a dark baseball cap.

Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up to one-thousand-dollars for tips that lead to the arrest of the suspect. The number is 866-371-TIPS.