Police Search for Attempted Robbers
By: Heartland News
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. - About 8 p.m. Monday night, two men with guns forced their way into a home in rural Murphysboro.
Police say the two held the people inside at gunpoint while they attempted to steal TV's and other electronics from the home.
At one point, a fight broke out between one of the residents and the suspects.
The men then fled from the home, got into a vehicle with a third man and sped off.
The first suspect is described as a black man about 6' 3" and weighing 160 pounds. He was wearing light sweat pants and a black shirt.
Suspect two, is a black man about 5' 5" and weighing about 135 pounds. He was wearing blue jeans and a black shirt.
Residents tell police both men were probably between 20 and 25 years old.
Suspect three, the driver of the car is only described as a black man.
Police are still looking for a bronze colored Kia Amanti. It was last seen driving east on old Highway 13.