Photo Courtesy of Graham Mildrum; Effingham Daily News
Effingham, Il – Early this morning at approximately 3 a.m., Effingham Police was called to village square mall, after an unknown suspect drove a vehicle through the mall doors, and crashed into Zales.
The business is owned by Signet Jewelers, and Public Relations Director Frank Cirillo said in a statement, “Please note in all police matters we work directly with local authorities and provide all relevant details to assist in their investigation.”
“Given this, we would defer to the local authorities to provide any further details on this matter.”
Effingham Police Chief Jeff Fuesting shared the driver had crashed into the indoor storefront of Zales, and took an unknown amount of merchandise from the business.
Fuesting added that earlier today the suspect’s vehicle was recovered however an arrest has not been made.
“The situation is fluid as of right now”, said Police Chief Fuesting.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident can contact the Effingham Police Department.