Man arrested for trying to rob student at knifepoint

Published 05/13 2013 04:40PM

Updated 05/14 2013 10:26AM

URBANA -- A Champaign man is accused of trying to rob a UI student at knife point. Allen Schaffer was formally charged with aggravated battery and attempted aggravated robbery Monday.

The incident happened near Green and McCullough Friday night. Schaffer was arrested about 15 minutes later.

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