Video: Illinois post office armed robbery suspect in custody

Police say an arrest warrant was issued for a Viola, Illinois man in connection with an armed robbery at the Taylor Ridge Post Office that took place in January.

According to a statement from Rock Island County Sheriff Gerry Bustos, an arrest warrant for 39-year-old Walker L. Hampton of Viola was issued Friday, February 27, 2015.

Previous reports indicate that on Saturday, January 24, two employees were present when a male with a handgun went into the post office and demanded money. The male did reportedly get away with some money.

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