Crime Tracker: Police Look for Clues in Armed Robbery


Charleston, IL - The Charleston Police Department is asking for your help to help solve an armed robbery case.

It happened Monday at approximately 7:00 PM. Police say they were called to 2020 10th street about two hours after the alleged crime took place. The victim told police he was robbed at gunpoint in the stairwell of his residence.

The suspect was described as an African American male with a very dark complexion, 6'0" tall, slender build, wearing a light blue hooded sweat shirt, dark colored blue jeans, and dark colored shoes. The victim also told police the suspect had the hood of his sweat shirt secured tightly around most of his face.

If you have any information that could assist in the investigation please contact the Charleston Police Department Detectives at 217-348-5221 or Coles  County Crime Stoppers 866-345-8488.

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