Charges have been filed in the armed robbery of the Casey's General Store on Broadway in Alton earlier this month.  The store was held up by a man with a hatchet just before 11am on Saturday, December 5.  Investigators believe 33-year-old Justin D. Joyce of the 1100 block of Washington Avenue in Alton is the man they are looking for.

K-9 units were called in to help track the suspect after he fled on foot, but lost the trail after a brief search.  Alton Police Detective Emily Hejna tells The Big Z Joyce is not in custody.  

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Joyce is charged with one count of Armed Robbery.  Bond has been set at $750,000.


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