The suspect displayed a
"shiny revolver" and attempted to force the female employee into a
vehicle. The employee broke away and escaped to call the police.
The suspect then left the area in an older model minivan -- silver,
gray or primer color.
The suspect was wearing a baseball cap, glasses, flannel
long-sleeved shirt over a white shirt, blue jeans and had scruffy
The suspect was seen by several employees of other businesses in
the area prior to the incident.
An Illinois State Police artist prepared the
Anyone having information regarding this incident or similar
incidents should contact the Lincoln Police Department at
[Text from file received from
Stuart R. Erlenbush, chief of police,
The public is reminded that anyone is
presumed innocent until charges are proven in a court of law.