Decatur police investigating February 18 home invasion


DECATUR - The Decatur Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in a home invasion that happened on the city's east side on February 18.

Decatur police say the home invasion happened at about 7:55 p.m. in the 1300 block of East Condit Street.  Authorities say three black males, possibly in their teens, forced their way into a home and battered a disabled elderly male.

Decatur police also say one of the suspects held a gun on the elderly male while another removed items from the home and the final suspect acted as a lookout.  The suspected reported to have ran from the area on foot afterward.

If you have any information regarding this crime, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at (217) 423-8477.  We will provide more information as it becomes available.

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