Police seek suspect in snatch and run robbery

By WEEK Producer

Police seek suspect in snatch and run robbery

November 22, 2013 Updated Nov 22, 2013 at 11:56 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Police are looking for suspect identification after a Thursday night snatch and grab robbery at the In and Out Store, 305 Wayne St.

According to police reports, an employee of the business was approached by a 35 to 45 year old black male. The suspect asked her for two black and milds and handed her a $5 bill.

When the employee opened the register, the suspect stuck his body through the glass opening and grabbed approximately $180 out of the register.

Surveillance footage shows that the suspect was wearing blue jeans, a black pea coat, a blue sweatshirt, black baseball hat and white cloth gloves.

The suspect fled the business heading southbound.