Early morning armed robbery under investigation in Bartonville

Armed Robbery
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Published: Sep. 14, 2022 at 4:06 PM CDT
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BARTONVILLE (25 News Now) - Bartonville Police are investigating an early morning armed robbery at the Hardee’s in Bartonville.

Bartonville Police Chief Tony Segree confirms to 25 News that it happened just before 5:45 AM Wednesday.

Segree says the suspect had his face covered when he came inside the Hardee’s and pointed a handgun at the at least three employees in the building.

Police say he got away with just over $1,000 in cash, and took off behind the Hardees westbound along Kickapoo Creek.

The Peoria County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene to track the suspect via K9, but has not been able to find him.

The suspect, which no description was released, is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to call Bartonville Police at 309-697-2323.