CLINTON — The Clinton Police Department is investigating a robbery that took place at the Hop ‘N Shop Store, 716 S. Fourth St., early this morning.

According to Clinton Police Capt. Michael Gertson, a male entered the business around 12:25 a.m., displayed a handgun and ordered the attendant to the floor.

“This male then took an undetermined amount of money from the cash register and fled the store,” Gertson said.

The suspect is described as a male, 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall, with a medium build wearing a dark colored, black or blue hooded sweatshirt, baggy clothing and white netting covering the facial area.

The Clinton Police Department is being assisted by the DeWitt canine unit.

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