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Armed Robbery

Post Date:09/21/2018 1:08 PM

MEDIA RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 21st, 2018

ARMED ROBBERY

On 09/21/2018, at approximately 4:09 a.m., Bloomington Police officers responded to the Super 8 Motel at 818 IAA Drive, Bloomington, IL., for an armed robbery call. An employee reported a male subject entered the business, armed with a handgun, and demanded money. When the employee informed the suspect that no cash was kept in an employee‐accessible area, the suspect battered the employee. The suspect the fled the area on foot.

The suspect was described as a black male, in his 20s, approximately 5'11" to 6'1" tall, wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt, black pants, small goatee, and a medium build. The subject was armed with a long barreled black handgun.

A video of the suspect can be found on our departmental YouTube channel;

www.youtube.com/user/bloomingtonilpolice or a direct link of

https://youtu.be/iVbUBVoRXwU

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Det. Paul Jones of the Bloomington Police Department at (309) 434‐2548 or the department’s main line at (309) 820‐8888. If you wish to remain anonymous, please call McLean County Crime Stoppers at (309) 828‐1111. If your call leads to the arrest and indictment of suspect(s) you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Contacts:

Det. Paul Jones, Bloomington Police Department, 309‐434‐2548

Sgt. Clayton Arnold, Bloomington Police Department, 309‐434‐2362

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