Fairbury Police investigate robbery

An armed robbery at the Fairbury Casey’s General Store remains under investigation and the search is underway for the male suspect involved.

Fairbury Police report a man entered Casey’s shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday, displaying a two-tone handgun and demanding money from the store clerk. Prior to fleeing on foot, the man removed cash from a register along with several packs of Newport cigarettes, according to authorities.

“The responding officer arrived at the store within three minutes but was unable to locate the suspect,” said a post on the Fairbury Police Department Facebook page Sunday morning.

Agencies assisting the Fairbury Police Department included: Livingston County Sheriff’s Police, Livingston County Sheriff K-9 unit, State Police and a State Police Crime Scene Technician.

Anyone with information on the incident should contact Fairbury Police at 815-692-3351.

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