Police following leads in robbery

Brownstown police continue to investigate an armed robbery reported at a convenience store at Commerce and Main streets.

The investigation began after police received a report at 5:05 a.m. Sunday of a white man about 5-foot-5 to 6 feet tall who entered Circle K and pointed a gun at a clerk.

Police said the man, who was not wearing a mask, then walked around the counter, grabbed some items and left the store. The man, who was wearing camouflage pants and a black hoodie with an orange logo on the front and back, headed east from the store.

The clerk was not injured in the incident, which was recorded on a store video camera.

Police Chief Tom Hanner said Monday that police have some people they are looking at as possibly being involved in the robbery. However, no arrests had been made at the time, and there were no witnesses to the incident, he said.

Officer John Reichenbacker and Reserve Officer Blake McCrary initially investigated the incident and worked on the case into the night Sunday, Hanner said. They planned to come back Monday and continue tracking down leads.

Anyone with information about the incident are asked to call Brownstown Police Department at 812-358-2345. Callers may remain anonymous.

Jackson County Officer Jesse Hutchinson assisted with the initial investigation.

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Aubrey Woods is editor of The (Seymour) Tribune. He can be reached at awoods@tribtown.com or 812-523-7051.