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DOWNS — The McLean County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a man in connection with an armed robbery at the Mobil gas station in Downs.

In a statement released Wednesday, the department said officers were called around 10 p.m. Sunday to the station near Interstate 74 and were told a Hispanic man, between 5 feet 4 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall with a medium build, fled the scene after the robbery in a late 1990s or early 2000s white Ford Explorer.

The department released images of the Downs robbery in an attempt to identify the suspect.

Photos: 2018-19 McLean County jail mugshots

Contact Kevin Barlow at (309) 820-3238. Follow him on Twitter: @pg_barlow


Agriculture Reporter

Agriculture reporter for Lee Enterprises Central Illinois.

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