The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving this week’s crime of the week.
On January 17th ,a short time before midnight, a home invasion occurred in the 4000 block of N. Water St. The suspect entered the home by forcing open two different doors that lead to the inside of the residence. Once inside the residence, the suspect located two victims in their bedroom. The suspect pointed an object at the victims, which the victims thought was a gun. The suspect then demanded money or he would kill them. The victims handed over an amount of U.S. currency and the suspect fled the residence. The object pointed at the victims was later determined to be a black colored plastic pipe.
The victims described the suspect as possibly Hispanic due to having tan or darker skin tone and a foreign accent, 602-604, 220-250, wearing all dark clothing and a cloth covering the lower portion of his face.
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 that leads to an arrest of any person responsible for a felony crime in Macon County.