Decatur authorities investigate armed robbery

DECATUR - The Decatur Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in their investigation of an armed robbery that happened on January 3.

Decatur police say at about 5:00 p.m., an armed robbery occurred at the Dollar General store located in the 900 block of West Pershing Road.  A small amount of cash was taken during this robbery.

Police say the suspect was described as a black male, wearing all black-colored clothing and a scarf over his face.  Police also say the suspect displayed a gun during this robbery.

If you have any information on this crime, you are asked to call the Decatur Police Department at (217) 424-2711 or Crime Stoppers at (217) 423-8477.
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