Crime of the Week: Armed Robberies in Decatur


Decatur, Ill. - The Decatur Police Department is asking for your help to solve this week's crime of the week.

On July 22nd between 1:15 AM and 1:19AM, two armed robberies occurred in the 800 and 900 blocks of West William.  In both cases, the suspect pointed a chrome colored revolver at the victims and demanded money.  The suspect made away with items of value from both victims.

The suspect is described as an African American male, 6 foot to 6 foot 4 inches tall, 185-195 pounds. He was wearing dark colored jeans, a black t-shirt over a white t-shirt and a white mask covering his face with black circles around the eyes.

The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving these crimes.  If you have any information about these crimes, please call crime stoppers at 423-TIPS.  You do not have to give your name.  Crime stoppers will pay $500 or more for information that leads to an arrest on the crime of the week. 

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