The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving this week’s crime of the week.
On June 9th officers were detailed to the Tobacco Shack, located at 1237 E. Eldorado Street, in reference to an armed robbery. At approx. 8pm the victim was leaving the Tobacco Shack when he was approached by 2 b/m’s in the parking lot. One of them displayed a silver handgun and demanded the victim’s money. The 2nd b/m removed several items from the victim’s pocket including cigarettes, a cell phone and U.S. Currency. After taking the items, both suspects ran southbound from the parking lot. We need your help in solving this crime.
Witnesses described the 1st suspect as a b/m approx. 6’2” with a thin build. He was wearing a white tank top, black pants and wore his hair in braids. This suspect was also armed with the silver handgun. The 2nd suspect was described as a b/m approx. 5’10” with a medium build. He wore a black t-shirt and dark colored pants. Both suspects appeared to be in their 20’s.
If you have any information about this crime please call Crime Stoppers at 423-TIPS.