The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving this week’s crime of the week.

On October 4th, 2023 at approximately 5:00 A.M. Decatur Police were dispatched to McDonalds located at 962 W Eldorado in reference to an aggravated robbery.  Officers arrived on scene and spoke to two employees who advised they were outside the business when they were approached by a w/f suspect who implied she had a firearm.  This suspect pushed something hard into the lower back of one of the employees and attempted to force them inside the building.  The employees realized the suspect wasn’t armed and she took off running N/B towards Cerro Gordo street. 


The W/F suspect was observed to be wearing a “black panther” mask and had a gray colored backpack. The suspect was wearing blue hooded sweatshirt with a red t-shirt underneath, dark colored pants, and black flip flops. 


Pictures of the suspect can be observed on Decatur Crime Stoppers website under the “crime of the week” tab.  (photos below).  


If you have any information regarding this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 217-423-TIPS.  You do not have to give your name.  Crime Stoppers will pay $500 or more for information that leads to an arrest on the crime of the week.  Thank you.