The Effingham Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at approximately 2:59 AM Sunday, July 15, 2018 at the Super 8 Motel at 1400 Thelma Keller Blvd.

Two white male suspects entered the motel armed with an unknown type handgun and demanded currency from the night clerk. Approximately $150 in U.S. Currency was taken. Both suspects fled on foot west on Thelma Keller Blvd. towards Keller Dr.

Suspect 1: white male, 30 yoa, 5'7”-5'10”, goatee, speaks with a southern accent, orange Texas Longhorn hoodie sweatshirt, carpenter blue jeans, motocross gloves, armed with handgun.

Suspect 2: white male, 30 yoa, 5'7”-5'10”, speaks with a southern accent, black leather jacket, blue jeans, motocross gloves.

Anyone who observed any type of suspicious activity near the time of the crime or has information on the whereabouts of the suspects is encouraged to call the police department at 217-347-0774 or via email at tips@effinghamil.com. Information can be given anonymously by calling the CRIMESTOPPERS Tip Line at 217-347-6583. Anonymous callers can receive up to $1,000 cash rewards.