Effingham Jewelry Store Robbed

(EFFINGHAM, IL) — Authorities in Effingham are searching for two suspects involved in a “snatch-and-grab” robbery at a local jewelry store Sunday afternoon. According to police reports, the suspects asked a clerk at Kay Jewelers on Ford Avenue in Effingham to show them some items. As the clerk placed the items on the counter the two suspects reportedly grabbed the items and fled out the door. The suspects reportedly left the scene in a dark-colored vehicle with Missouri plates. No threats were made of weapons displayed during the robbery.