UPDATE: Suspect involved in robbery at Le Hillier Quick Mart still on the loose

Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Officials have called off search efforts north of Saint Clair to find a suspect involved in a robbery at the Le Hillier Quick Mart around 1:56 a.m. Tuesday.

According to the report, a male entered the store wearing a mask and displayed a blunt object, he then fled the scene after obtaining cash. Deputies located a suspicious black Cadillac CTS and pursued the vehicle through the South Bend Township and towards the intersection of County Road 90 and Highway 83. Authorities performed a maneuver on the Cadillac, causing it to spin out into the ditch. 

The driver fled on foot, but Deputies captured a passenger in the vehicle, 26-year old Mitch Kenneth Rexford of North Aurora, Illinois. Rexford is being held in the Blue Earth County Jail on a charge of Aiding and Abetting Aggravated Robbery.

The missing suspect is believed to be between 20 and 30-years old with a shaved head.

Officials report a suspicious person was seen around Kodiak Lane, south of Highway 90. The incident is still under investigation.

Anyone with additional leads is encouraged to call 911.

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