Home invasion investigation


MATTOON - Police in Mattoon and Coles County are asking for your help to bring those responsible for a home invasion and armed robbery to justice.

The incident happened Saturday, March 15, at 6:00 AM.

Police say two men entered a home in the 200 block of South 30th, detained the family, and robbed them. They left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspects are described as follows: 1) A white male, approximately 6 feet tall, 150-175 pounds, large nose, late teens-early twenties. He was wearing blue jeans, a dark coat or hooded sweatshirt, brown boots, and gloves 2) White male, 5'10", 130 pounds, possibly a teenager. One suspect had a short, slightly wavy light-brown hair. His hair was beginning to recede at the top of his head.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Mattoon Police at 217-235-5451. 

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