In local police reports, Alton Police are investigating a reported armed robbery from Tuesday night at a gas station on Broadway. The masked and armed suspect entered Alton Food and Gas Zephyr around 10:30pm Tuesday and demanded money while pointing a gun at the clerk. The suspect fled the building with cash and lottery scratch-off tickets. An Alton Police K-9 unit responded but lost the scent. Police have video surveillance from the store and are investigating.