CPD investigating break-in at McCord Street Verizon

CENTRALIA — Centralia police are investigating a reported overnight break-in at the Verizon store on West McCord Street.

According to Police Chief Brian Atchison, around 9:24 a.m., dispatch received a call from an employee opening the store Friday morning discovered a “forced entry.”

Atchison says they don’t have any suspects at this time, but CPD detectives and Illinois State Police Crime Unit spent several hours Friday processing the scene for evidence.