WASHINGTON, MO. - Washington Police Chief Ken Hahn just announced that The City of Washington is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of person(s) responsible for the armed robberies in the past week.
This announcement comes after an armed robbery of the Fischer’s BP Gas Station that took place on Monday February 9, at about 9 p.m.
The Fischer’s BP Gas Station on West 5th Street at Elm Street was robbed by a white male subject wearing a black hoodie sweatshirt, blue jeans and a black ski mask.
The suspect was armed with a handgun. The suspect entered the store, demanded money and threatened the clerks if they did not cooperate. The clerk turned over an unknown sum of cash and the suspect fled west on West 5th Street out of sight.
Officers where unable to find any evidence or possible leads during their search. Detectives are investigating and do have video of the incident. It is unknown if this incident is related to the robbery of Little Caesars on last Friday night. Detectives are aggressively investigating both incidents.
If you have any information regarding either robbery you are encouraged to contact the Washington Police Department at 636-390-1050.