Police investigate armed robbery

By Betty Simpson | bsimpson@wcia.com

Published 01/24 2014 10:57AM

Updated 02/03 2014 05:33PM

Latest: 10:25 am, 2/3/14, Monday
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Authorities are investigating an armed robbery. It happened about 9:40 pm, January 23, at the Mobil Gas Station, in the 4200-block of West Springfield.

Authorities say a suspect showed a handgun and demanded money. He's described as a black man, in his 30's, with a thin build. He was wearing a dark-colored stocking cap/mask, dark-colored jacket and jeans. He was seen leaving in a "compact silver car."

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)
Update: 1:25 pm, 1/24/14, Friday
CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery. It happened at the Super Pantry on West Springfield just after 9:30 pm, Thursday night.

Police say a man came into the store with a gun, pointed it at the clerk, grabbed an undisclosed amount of money and took off. Police say the suspect is a black man driving a silver car.

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)
Original: 10:09 pm, 1/23/14, Thursday
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are investigating an armed robbery. It happened just before 10 pm, Thursday, at the Super Pantry on West Springfield.

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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