The Mobil Gas station on N. Second in Machesney Park was robbed this morning. The police are looking for help identifying the criminal. 

The robbery happened around 3:15 Friday morning. The details are still minimal but early reports say that he held up the clerk with the handgun you can see in the photos.

The suspect is described as a white male, 6'0" wearing a tan Carhart jacket and a purple bandana.

If you know anything about this robbery please call the police or CrimeStoppers at 888-963-STOP(7867).