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Armed Robber Hits Chatham Casey's
Authorities are seeking information tonight about an early-morning armed robbery at the Casey's General Store in Chatham.
Police said a while male dressed in black from head to toe entered the store, located on East Walnut Street, with a knife, demanding cash from the register and safe.
The suspect reportedly left on foot with an undetermined amount of cash.
Police believe this is an isolated incident, and are following leads.
"Be aware that there might be somebody out there, or something can happen, especially working late at night," Chatham police officer Dennis German said. "Be aware that there might be someone hiding behind a dumpster. If you see anything suspicious at all, always call 911. If you see somebody ready to rob a place, do not follow them back into the store."
If you have any information, you're asked to call the Chatham Police Department at 217-483-2456 or Crime Stoppers at 217-788-8427.