Woman victim of armed robbery

By Betty Simpson | bsimpson@wcia.com

Published 03/10 2014 09:37AM

Updated 03/10 2014 05:32PM

CHAMPAIGN -- Police are investigating an armed robbery. It happened about 10 pm, Saturday, February 8, in the 400-block of East Stoughton.

A woman walked down an alley just north of Stoughton after getting off a bus. A man, came up behind her, showed her a gun, forced her to the ground and stole her money and cellphone. He fled the area on foot.

He's described as a black man, in his 40's, average build but shorter in height. He was wearing a black-and-gray hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.

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
373tips.com
Text: CCTip + info to CRIMES (274637)

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