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Saline County Sheriff asking for public help identifying armed robbery suspect

The Saline County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in obtaining, information regarding an attempted robbery that occurred on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at approximately 10:20 p.m. at the Dollar General Store in Galatia, Illinois.

A white male approached two employees and demanded money. The male was armed with a small sized gun that had a silver top and black handle. The male fled the store on foot, when an audible alarm was activated.

The suspect is described as a white male, middle to late 20’s, approximately 5’10 blonde hair, blue green eyes with facial hair on his chin. The male was wearing a dark colored hoodie and dark colored jeans.

Anyone with information about the possible suspect or attempted robbery is asked to contact the Saline County Sheriff’s Office at 618-252-8661.