The Taylorville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Thursday night. Around 7:13pm, Taylorville Police Department officers responded to an armed robbery at Route Mart located at 120 East Park Street in Taylorville. The suspect entered the business with a dark colored revolver and demanded money from the register. During the armed robbery of the business, a weapon was fired but no injuries were reported. The suspect fled the immediate area on foot with an undetermined amount of money.
The suspect is described as a male, wearing a blue and white jacket, dark blue jeans and white sneakers. The suspect may have gotten into a silver Chevrolet passenger car after fleeing the business on foot.
Anyone with information regarding this incident should call the Taylorville Police Department at 824-2211 or Christian County Crimestoppers at 824-9100.
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