Assault rifle used in hold-up

By Betty Simpson |

Published 05/05 2014 09:05AM

Updated 05/05 2014 05:17PM

CHAMPAIGN -- Police are investigating an armed robbery. It happened Sunday, April 27, just before midnight, in the 1400-block of Summerlin Drive. It's in the neighborhood north of Bradley and east of Mattis.

The victims were sitting in a parked car when the suspect approached on foot. He displayed an assault rifle and demanded money. He then fled on foot.

He's described as a black man, 5'10", with a thin build. He partially covered his face and was wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers. You can remain anonymous and may earn a cash reward.

Champaign County Crime Stoppers
(217) 373 - TIPS
Text: CCTip + info to CRIMES (274637)

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