Police in Edwardsville are looking for a man they believe may be key in a pair of armed robbery investigations. 45-year-old Richard W. Edwards is being sought, although information provided by police does not yet indicate he is a suspect in the crimes.
The First Clover Leaf Bank located at 300 State Street in Edwardsville was held up at 5:30 p.m. Friday and the suspect implied that he had a weapon, but never presented it during the robbery. He fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. A knife was displayed in a robbery on Sunday afternoon just before 5:00 at Ron’s Shell in Edwardsville. The suspect in this case was driving a gray four door 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cierra. Anyone with information is asked to contact Edwardsville Police at 618-656-2131.