Clothing thieves shoot at workers

EFFINGHAM -- Authorities have issued a "be on the lookout," or BOLO, for two suspects involved in an armed robbery. It happened about 1:40 pm, Wednesday, at Prime Sole, in the 1700-block of the Avenue of Mid America.

The suspects entered the store, grabbed merchandise and, when asked to return the items, pulled a handgun and fired at employees.

The suspects are described as men, black. One is dark-complected with long dreadlocks. He wore a white t-shirt.

The other suspect has short hair, is in his mid-20's and wore a royal blue Kansas City Royals jacket.

The suspects fled the scene in a newer model, silver Hyundai Santa Fe, with Kansas license plates.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers or police.

Effingham County Crime Stoppers
(217) 347 - 6583
 
Effingham Police
(217) 347 - 0771
Sgt. Detective Ebbert

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