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

On January 8th at approximately 2:26am, Officers were detailed to Circle K gas station located at 3798 N. Woodford St in reference to an armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers learned the gas station had been robbed of US Currency by a subject yielding a brown handled knife.

The victim described the suspect as a black male, 508-510, 200-220 pounds wearing a black ski mask and hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled atop his head, with a white t-shirt underneath, dark colored pants and white tennis shoes. The victim also advised the suspect had a goatee as she could see this from the design of the ski mask.

Again on January 26th at approximately 10:29pm, officers were detailed to Huck’s gas station located at 204 N. 22nd, where a black male had entered the store, pulled out a knife and demanded the clerk to open the cash drawer. The victim advised the black male removed an amount of US Currency then fled the store.

The victim described the black male as 511-600, muscular build, 19-21 years of age, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, green colored bandana covering his face, black jeans and black colored boots.

A white Ford Taurus with an unknown license plate number was involved in both of these armed robberies.

The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving these crimes. If you have any information about these crimes, please call crime stoppers at 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. Crime stoppers will also pay cash for information that leads to an arrest of any person responsible for a felony crime in Macon County.