Crime Tracker: Police Search for Robbery Suspects


MATTOON - Police in Mattoon are asking for your help to track down two suspects in a robbery.

Police say the victim, Misty Thomas, said she had just pulled up the west side Circle K, located at 1821 Dewitt, when she was approached by a woman holding an infant. The woman asked the victim for money. Thomas said while she was speaking to the suspect a man came up to her front passenger side door, reached in, and took her wallet from her purse. Thomas said both suspects hopped into a vehicle and headed south. 

The suspects are described as a white male late twenties to early thirties, spiky blonde hair, six feet tall, weighing approximately 200 pounds. He was wearing a red short sleeve shirt and blue jeans. The female was described as a white female in her twenties with dark blonde shoulder-length hair, approximately 5-foot-6 inches tall, weighing 120 pounds, and wearing black shorts and a white tank top.

Mattoon Police are asking anyone with information to please contact Coles County Crime Stoppers at 1-866-8488 or Mattoon Police at 235-5451.

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