WILLIAMSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion and robbery that occurred overnight in the Village of Colp.
On May 7, the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office says they received a 911 call from a resident in Colp. The caller told them his neighbor had been tied up inside the neighbor’s home and had just gotten loose.
Deputies responded to the home on Johnson Street in Colp. They say the investigation showed an unknown black male had broke into the home while 70-year-old Joecephus Mitts, Jr. was sleeping.
According to officers, Mitts was awakened by the suspect around 2:15 a.m. The suspect bound the Mitt's legs and hands, and then ransacked the home. They say the suspect left with numerous items belonging to the victim.