Sheriff’s office probing burglary in Lexington

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Henkel at (309)-888-5049. (WJBC file photo)


By Neil Doyle

LEXINGTON – Police are investigating a burglary that happened early Thursday morning in Lexington.

The McLean County Sheriff’s Office said the incident happened around 12:22 a.m. at the Quik Stop on PJ Keller Highway. Police said an undisclosed amount of cash was taken and no injuries were reported. Just minutes before this incident, a burglary was attempted in Towanda, according to authorities.

The suspect vehicle is believed to be dark colored, possibly a gray Dodge Caliber, and the suspect wore a reflective safety jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Henkel at (309)-888-5049.

Neil Doyle can be reached at



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