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Illinois Armed Robbery Suspect captured

This is being provided as a community safety alert.

Posted: Jul 30, 2019 4:33 PM
Updated: Jul 31, 2019 5:08 AM

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A search for an armed robbery suspect in Illinois has come to an end.

Police say a man ran from them on Illinois Route 1 near the Crawford and Lawrence County lines. They believe he's responsible for a robbery in Mt. Carmel. Authorities believe he may also be involved in a similar armed robbery from a cellphone store in ohio.

Police say he was arrested off of Route 1 near the Crawford County line just before 8 central time.
At this time, police have not released his name or any charges.

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