The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving this week’s crime of the week.
On December 2nd, at approximately 1:00am, officers responded to the 900 block of N. Edward in reference to an armed robbery of a person. Once officers arrived on scene, they made contact with the victim who advised he had been robbed of cash by two black males while preparing his vehicle and trailer for work the next morning.
The victim reported feeling what he knew to be the barrel of a shotgun in the small of his back. The victim also reported hearing the “racking” sound of a pump action shotgun accompanied by a subject saying “don’t move”. The victim advised the suspect reached his hand into his pants pocket and removed money he uses for work and his wallet from his back pocket. The wallet was later recovered near the scene.
The victim advised he was able to maneuver his way away from the suspect, activating the panic alarm on his truck causing two black males to flee the scene. The victim reported observing two black males, late teens early 20’s, 6’00” 170 pound range flee the scene in an easterly direction.
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.