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Watseka citizens advised about suspicious person

Watseka Police want to make the public aware of a suspicious person alleging he’s an undercover police officer working a sting operation.

If approached by this subject, do not approach him or allow him to enter your home. Instead call 9-1-1.

Police report citizens have been approached several times in the area by this individual during night-time hours at their residences and while walking in public areas.

The subject in question is a male black, short in stature, wearing a black face mask and carrying a gun and badge. Witnesses also report the subject tells them he’s an Undercover Police Officer working a sting operation.

Police say witnesses also describe a vehicle the man is driving as a bluish-green Pontiac Grand Am or a dark-colored Dodge Sedan.

Watseka Police inform the public that this person IS NOT A MEMBER of the Watseka Police Department, nor do they know of any outside agencies working the Watseka area.

If approached or if you’ve seen this person, contact 9-1-1.

94.1 WGFA