Masked gunmen target local bingo game


Web Editor - Mason Stevenson

SIKESTON, Mo. - Police say three masked gunmen entered a local bingo game Wednesday night, demanded money and then took off.

Sikeston, Missouri Police say the armed robbery took place inside the American Legion Hall on South Kingshighway around 8:30 p.m.

Investigators say nearly 100 people were inside playing bingo at the time.

Organizers handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the three men who then ran away.  No arrests have been made.

Members of the South Eastern Missouri Major Case Squad are now involved with the investigation.

If you have information that can help investigators identify and locate the three suspects, contact your local law enforcement.