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.


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