The Normal Police Department continues its investigation of the armed robbery Thursday afternoon.
The incident occurred at University Liquors 706 W. Beaufort in Normal, near campus. The suspect remains at large. Illinois State University officials have told campus personnel to remain alert, but go about their normal business. Report any suspicious behavior to the police.
The suspect was described as a male of medium build, about 5 feet 4 to 5 feet 8 inches tall. He was wearing a dark hoodie, dark pants, white tennis-style shoes and an orange mask, according to The Pantagraph.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact Detective Brad Park at 309-454-9527 or McLean County Crime Stoppers as (309) 828-1111.
Emergency Alert Issued: 3:38 p.m. Thursday
Update: 4:09 p.m. Thursday
Police are investigating a robbery at University Liquors 706 W. Beaufort in Normal, near campus. A person with a weapon was spotted during the incident. Police are continuing to investigate. Continue to use caution. Contact ISU Police with pertinent information.
Update: 4:16 p.m. Thursday
Police are investigating an armed robbery at University Liquors at 706 W. Beaufort in Normal, near campus. A male suspect wearing a mask displayed a handgun. Last seen wearing black hoodie, black jeans, approximately 20 years of age. There is a possibility one or two individuals were involved, wearing the same type of clothing. Suspect left University Liquors and headed toward University Street. Continue to check back to www.ilstu.edu for updates.