Suspect Sought in Drug Heist of Illinois Nursing HomeJONESBORO, Ill. (AP) - Authorities in southern Illinois' Union County are trying to locate a man who got away with drugs after they say he used a knife to rob a nursing home.
WSIL-TV reports the holdup took place early Monday at the Jonesboro Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. No one was injured. Investigators say the knife-wielding man entered the nursing home through the front door and demanded drugs. He later fled after stealing drugs from a storage area.
Anyone with information about the matter is urged to call the Union County Sheriff's Department.
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