Quincy Police Arrest Two Suspects in Convenience Store Robbery
(Quincy, Ill)–Police apprehend two suspects in connection with the Saturday morning robbery of the G & H Shortstop Convenience Store on 6th Street.
Investigators developed information that led them to two juveniles walking in the area of 8th and Monroe Streets at 3:47 Saturday afternoon. Both were taken into custody. Officers say one is a 14 year-old Quincy resident and the other is a 15 year-old resident of Ursa.
Both suspects were taken to the Adams County Juvenile Detention Center.
Police say the gun believed to be used in the robbery was actually a pellet gun that resembled a semi-automatic handgun. It was recovered at a Quincy residence.
(Quincy, Ill)–Police rushed to the G & H Shortstop convenience store at 10:30 this morning in response to an armed robbery call.
The clerk told officers that two men entered the store located at 1414 South 6th Street. One brandished a handgun and pointed it at the clerk. The suspect demanded money and took cash from the register. A small amount of merchandise was also taken.
Both suspects fled on foot. No injuries were reported.
Quincy Police describe one suspect as a white male, wearing a dark hoody with blue jeans. His face was partially concealed with a clothing item.
The second suspect is described as a white or light skinned mixed-race male. He also partially concealed his face. He is estimated to be 15 to 18 years of age.