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


On January 23, 2023, at approximately 11:30 A.M. Decatur Police were dispatched to the 1900 block of E Pythian in reference to a home invasion. 


Upon arrival Decatur Police spoke to two victims who advised they were inside a residence when two suspects entered the house unannounced.  At gunpoint, one of the suspects demanded money from the victims.  The victims handed the suspects an undisclosed amount of money.  The suspects then ran out the house and were observed getting in a burnt orange 4-dr sedan that drove away E/B towards 22nd street. 


The first suspect was described as a b/m, heavier set, 5’11” tall, wearing a black hooded shirt.  This suspect was observed holding a silver-colored handgun in one hand and a black colored handgun in the other.    


The second suspect was a b/m, wearing a ski mask. 


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.