Police investigate three campus robberies

Published 04/06 2013 06:04PM

Updated 04/08 2013 11:25AM

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Police are investigating three robberies around the UI campus which all happened Saturday morning. The first was in the 200-block of east Peabody in Champaign.

Police say another robbery happened in the 400-block of south Busey in Urbana. Offenders are described as three black men and one white man.

The third incident happened on the 50-block of East Chalmers in Champaign. The suspects for that robbery were described as two black men, one white man, and one Hispanic man.

No word yet if they're related. Surveillance footage was taken along Peabody. It shows four people walking by at the time of the crimes. One man is wearing a white v-neck shirt with a long, silver chain. Police say this matches a description from the first robbery.

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
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