Robbery in Mount Vernon

(MOUNT VERNON)- The Mount Vernon Police Department was dispatched to a robbery at the Alaska USA Federal Credit Union at 315 E. College Way in Mount Vernon just before 4 p.m. on Tuesday.

According to a news release from the department, the suspect entered the credit union, implied he had a weapon and threatened violence if the register was not open. The suspect left with an undisclosed amount of money and fled on foot. A K9 track was unsuccessful in locating the suspect. He is described as light skinned male, thin build and in his 20’s.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information that would assist investigators are asked to call the 24-hour dispatch information number (360) 428-3211 or during business hours call Mount Vernon Police at (360) 336-6271.