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Murphysboro PD investigate store safe robbery, attempted robbery

Surveillance pictures (Source: Murphysboro PD) Surveillance pictures (Source: Murphysboro PD)
Surveillance pictures (Source: Murphysboro PD) Surveillance pictures (Source: Murphysboro PD)
Surveillance pictures (Source: Murphysboro PD) Surveillance pictures (Source: Murphysboro PD)
Surveillance pictures (Source: Murphysboro PD) Surveillance pictures (Source: Murphysboro PD)
MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) -

Murphysboro, Illinois police are investigating a business theft and attempted theft.

In early August, Murphysboro Police Officers were called to the Southern Illinois Liquor Mart on North 12 Street in Murphysboro about a theft.

Employees there told police they found a large amount of money missing from the office safe.

The store's video surveillance footage was reviewed and showed two men came into the store shortly after 6 p.m. on Aug. 3.

Employees said one of the men got into the office and left with cash. Both men left the area in an unknown vehicle.

Investigators began reviewing video surveillance footage from surrounding businesses.

It was learned the same two men went into the Moto Mart gas station located on South Williams Street shortly before 6 p.m. on the same day.

The same male that got into the office at Southern Illinois Liquor was seen trying to get into the office at Moto Mart.

Both men left the store after they couldn't get in.

The men were seen leaving the area in a tan or silver minivan with unknown registration.

Investigators ask anyone with information on the identity of the two men to contact the Murphysboro Police Department at (618) 684-2121.

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