Additional information released in robbery/assault

Additional information released in robbery/assault

CARLINVILLE (Nov. 9, 2017) – Carlinville Police Department has released additional information regarding the armed robbery and aggravated sexual assault of an elderly female on Oct. 19.

Information released on Nov. 1 indicates the victim is a 62-year-old white female who was initially attacked in the 700 block of North Oak Street while walking to work at approximately 9:45 p.m. The attacker was described as a white male, early to mid 20s, approximately 5’8” to 5’10” tall. A large knife was displayed during the attack.

The site of the attack was not well lit, and identification of the attacker is ongoing. The male forced the victim to retrieve her ATM card and led her to an ATM, where she withdrew cash. The male fled southbound on South West Street.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Carlinville Police Department at (217) 854-3221.