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Armed robbery investigation underway in Herrin, IL

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Armed robbery investigation underway in Herrin, IL

HERRIN, IL (Heartland News at 9) -

Police in Herrin, Illinois are looking for two people suspected in an armed robbery.

According to police, two people went inside the Casey's on North Park Avenue and claimed they had a gun.

It happened during the early morning hours of Thursday, March 16.

The suspects got away with some cash.

Police say they took off southbound in a black or dark blue older model Lincoln passenger car.

The first suspect was described as a black male with a heavy build, around 5-feet, 9 inches to 6-feet tall. He was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, dark-colored sweatpants and white shoes.

The second suspect was described as a white male with a medium build, also around 5-feet, 9 inches to 6-feet tall. He was wearing a black cap, dark-colored t-shirt, dark-colored jacket with a light-colored lining, dark pants and brown boots or shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the department at 618-942-4132.

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