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

On November 25th at 11:30 pm officers responded to a location in Decatur in reference to a previous attempted robbery of a person that occurred in the parking lot in front of the employment office at 757 W. Pershing Rd.

The victim was working at the time, cleaning up trash in the parking lot of this complex when he was approached by a w/m asking him for money. When the victim told him he did not have money a second w/m appeared from the west side of the building running at the victim. The victim advised when he turned to look at the subject running at him the first subject grabbed hold of his arm. The victim advised he pushed the first w/m away from him, striking him with his fist. The victim advised he then used his garbage picker and struck the second subject, which ended the situation with both suspects running towards Pershing Rd.

Both suspects were described as w/m’s, 18-20, #1 was approx. 603 wearing black pants and black boots. #2 was approx. 510 wearing all black. The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving this crime.

If you have any information about this crime please call Crime Stoppers at 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. Crime Stoppers will also pay cash for information leading to the arrest of any person responsible for a felony crime in Macon County.