Police : Pettyco Junction Country Store in St. Johnsbury robbed at gunpoint

ST.JOHNSBURY — Police responded to a reported robbery at the Pettyco Junction Country Store on monday evening.

According to police, the offender entered the store displaying a handgun and demanded that the store clerk handed over the money from the cash register.

The offender was described as a Caucasian male approximately 6’ tall with a slender build and light complexion.

He was wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt and a camouflage colored mask that covered most of his face.

Police say after receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the offender fled the scene on foot.

The investigation is being continued by the Vermont State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police at 802-748-3111.