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


On June 19th, 2023 at approximately 8:30 P.M. Decatur Police responded to Family Dollar located at 1315 N Water in reference to an armed robbery.  


The investigation revealed two suspects entered the business with one of them being armed with a handgun.  The two suspects walked behind the counter, struck an employee, and demanded money.  These suspects removed an undisclosed amount of money and left the business on foot running in a N/E direction. 


The first suspect who was armed with a handgun was a black male who had a white face covering.  This suspect was wearing a red long sleeved shirt which had a picture of “Marilyn Monroe” on front, black pants, and white shoes.  

The second suspect was a black male wearing a black mask who was dressed in all black clothing and black shoes.  Both suspects were wearing white colored gloves. (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.