Man charged with 4 robberies spanning across central Illinois


CENTRAL ILLINOIS (WCIA) — A Mechanicsburg man was charged Tuesday with allegedly committing four robberies over two weeks in April.

In a news release, court officials said 54-year-old John Beck is accused of robbing a Dollar General in Sangamon County, a bank & Fast Stop Store in Livingston County and a bank in Peoria County.

Beck was arrested on April 21. There was a warrant for his arrest through Livingston County and the Illinois Department of Corrections.

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