Suspect sought in attempted robbery

By Betty Simpson |

Published 02/17 2014 12:56PM

Updated 02/17 2014 05:39PM

CHAMPAIGN -- Police are investigating an attempted robbery. It happened at the Circle K Gas Station in the 1700-block of West John Street, on Saturday, February 8, about 3:30 am.

A suspect walked in the store and demanded money from the cashier. The employee refused to open the register. When the suspect demanded money a second time, the employee still refused to open the register.

The suspect fled on foot. The employee did not see a weapon, but the suspected "acted" like he had one. He's described as a black man, 5'11", about 225 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes.

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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