EFFINGHAM, IL-(Effingham Radio)- The Effingham Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred early Sunday morning at the Super 8 Motel in Effingham.
According to a press release from the Effingham Police Department, the robbery occurred at 2:59am at the motel located at 1400 Thelma Keller Blvd.
Two white male suspects entered the motel armed with an unknown type of handgun and demanded money from the night clerk, taking approximately $150.
Both suspects then fled on foot west on Thelma Keller Blvd towards Keller Drive.
According to the press release, the suspects are described as 30 year old, white males, approximately 5’7″-5’10”, with a southern accent.
One of the suspects has a goatee, was armed with the handgun, and was wearing an orange Texas Longhorn hoodie, carpenter jeans, and motocross gloves.
The second suspect was wearing a black leather jacket, blue jeans, and motocross gloves.
The Effingham Police Department is encouraging anyone that might’ve observed suspicious activity near the time of the crime or that may have information regarding the whereabouts of the suspects to contact the Police Department at 217-347-0774 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact the Effingham Crimestoppers Tip Line at 217-347-6583.