The O'Fallon Police Department is searching for two suspects; one male and one female, after they physically assaulted an employee during a robbery at a retail store in the 1400 block of Mexico Loop Road East around 11:45 a.m. on Thursday. Reportedly, the woman grabbed 5 bottles of alcohol and gave them to the man, who put them in a bag and walked past the registers. Police said a store employee confronted the man and a struggle ensued. The employee got injured during the fight and was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The male suspect fled the scene on foot. The woman was last seen entering a white conversion van. Police said the man was 6-feet tall with an average building and close shaved hair. He was wearing a red shirt and light-colored pants with black and white tennis shoes. The female suspect was about 5-foot tall with a thick building and long-colored hair.
Anyone who believes they recognize the suspects are asked to call the O’Fallon Police Department at (636)-379-5687.