Police: Man Broke in With Hammer, Stole Gun & Watches


ROBY, IL -- The Christian County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who was caught on video breaking into a home with a hammer.

It happened at about 10:30am Wednesday, October 12 in the village of Roby, which is in the northwest corner of Chrisitan County.

The man (pictured) was seen breaking into the back door of a home with a hammer, then kicking the door in.

He allegedly stole a 9mm handgun, 22 pocket watches, and 12 fake Rolex watches. The items are estimated to be worth in excess of $10,000.

Anyone with any information involving this crime is asked to call the Christian County Sheriff's Office at 217-824-4961 or Christian County Crime Stoppers at 217-824-9100.

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