Police: Gunpoint armed robbery ended in cash theft

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Keith Cunningham, 23 Keith Cunningham, 23

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Police say a man robbed a woman at gunpoint in Decatur.

A sworn statement from officers says the victim invited 23-year-old Keith Cunningham to a home on Monday afternoon. She says he pointed a semi-automatic handgun at her head and demanded money.

Police say she gave him $300 in cash, which included 10 $20 bills and one $100 bill. He then left the scene.

Officers say they arrested Cunningham on Tuesday. He’s facing charges of armed robbery and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Cunningham is behind bars in Macon County with bond set at $50,000.

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