Union County, Illinois Sheriff's Office investigating armed robbery


Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

UNION COUNTY, Ill. - The Union County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery at a nursing and rehab center.

The robbery took place early Monday morning at the Jonesboro Nursing & Rehab Center on Illinois 127. The sheriff's office says a white male believed to be in his 20s entered the facility while holding a knife and demanded drugs from the storage area.

The suspect made off with an unknown amount of narcotics and has not been seen since. No one was injured during the robbery.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call the Union County Sheriff's Office Investigation Unit at (618) 833-5500.