Crime Stoppers offering reward for information in beating, robbery of man | Crime
JEFFERSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - The Jefferson County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information about the identification of suspects involved in a battery and robbery.
Crime Stoppers says the incident occurred at the 1000 block of South 21st Street on June 21 around 4:40 a.m. They say a black male had been beat and was taken to the hospital for his injuries.
According to Crime Stoppers the victim was walking home when three black males walked towards him. They struck from behind with a pipe, he lost consciousness and his wallet was stolen from him while he was out.
The suspects are described as being about 20 years old. One was about 6 feet, 1 inch tall with a skinny build and another had braided hair.
If you have any information about the names of the people invovled, please contact Jefferson County Crime Stoppers at 618-242-8477 or the Mt. Vernon Police Department at 242-2131 or 242-0215.
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