The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving this week’s crime of the week.


On November 7th, 2022, at approximately 11:15 P.M. Decatur Police responded to the 300 block of W. Main St. in reference to a home invasion.    

Officers arrived on scene and observed forced entry to the residence.  Officers spoke to the victim who advised he was asleep in his bedroom when an unknown suspect forced entry to his front door.  The suspect walked to the bedroom and a struggle ensued.  The suspect punched the victim multiple times in the facial area causing injury.  The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and left the residence on foot in an unknown direction. 


The suspect was described as a b/m, 6`2”, 210 lbs., wearing a black colored Carhart brand hoodie, black colored pants, and gloves.


If you have any information regarding this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 217-423-TIPS.  You do not have to give your name.  Crime Stoppers will pay $500 or more for information that leads to an arrest on the crime of the week.  Thank you.