Danville police seeking suspect in Thursday morning armed robbery
DANVILLE - Danville police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a business Thursday morning.
According to Commander Jane McFadden, police received a call from the RadioShack located at 2830 North Vermilion at about 11:51 a.m. Upon arriving, officers were told that a man had entered the store, was speaking with an employee and had selected items for purchase. While the employee was ringing up the items, the man pulled out a handgun and demanded cash. After receiving an undetermined amount of cash, the suspect fled on foot in a northwesterly direction.
The suspect was described as a white male in his early 40's, and was wearing dark tan cargo pants, a blue jean jacket, a gray baseball cap, and glasses.
Anyone with information on this crime is urged to contact the Danville Police Department at (217) 431-2250 or Vermilion County Crime Stoppers at (217) 446-8477.