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Sheriff's department seeking information on attempted armed robbery

Posted: Aug. 6, 2020 11:50 am Updated: Aug. 6, 2020 3:53 pm

QUINCY — The Adams County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help with information about an attempted armed robbery Wednesday night in the area of Ill. 57 and South 12th.

The suspect in the robbery was described as possibly a white male, approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall and wearing a long-sleeve shirt, long pants and a black mask.

Deputies responded around 10:05 after a report that the suspect approached the victim and demanded their wallet. A small-bladed weapon was used during the incident, the department said, and the victim sustained a minor injury. The suspect fled on foot.

No property was lost during the incident.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Quincy Regional Crime Stoppers at 217-228-4474.




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