Herrin Police Investigating Alleged Home Invasion

Herrin — Herrin Police are investigating a reported home invasion and assault that happened yesterday. According to reports from the Herrin Police Department, officers were called to a home on the 600 block of N. 9th Street at around 1:00 yesterday in relation to a home invasion. Officers say that three suspects, described only as black males, are believed to have entered the home and stolen both cash and other items before leaving and heading north on foot. The proximity of the home to Herrin High School caused a brief lockdown at the school. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Herrin Police Department at 942-4132.