Gunman robs Vergennes store
VERGENNES — Police are looking for the man who robbed at gunpoint the Small City Market in Vergennes Tuesday evening.
On Tuesday, May 1, at approximately 9:05 p.m., a man entered the Small City Market at the corner of Main and South Water streets in Vergennes, pointed a pistol at the store clerk and robbed the store of an undetermined amount of cash, according to a report from Vergennes Police Chief George Merkel.
Police described the man as being Caucasian, in his early to mid-30s, approximately 5-foot, 10-inches tall and 180-200 pounds with short hair. He wore a light-colored baseball cap with a logo, a dark-colored sweatshirt with red sleeves from the elbow down, dark-colored pants and light-colored boots or sneakers. The man also had what appeared to be a tattoo on the right side of his neck and light facial hair.
Police posted security camera images of the man and his vehicle.
The weapon was black and appeared to be a Beretta semi-automatic hand gun.
The man appeared to be alone and was seen driving a dark colored SUV, possibly a Honda CRV, and was last seen headed northbound on Main Street. Police did not get the license plate number.
Anyone who may have information regarding this incident is asked to call the Vergennes Police Department at 802-877-2201 or 802-877-1152.
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