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Police arrest five for armed carjacking

Update: 6:00 am, 1/13/14, Monday URBANA -- Police arrested five men in connection to an armed robbery and carjacking.
Update: 6:00 am, 1/13/14, Monday
URBANA -- Police arrested five men in connection to an armed robbery and carjacking. Police say two men were robbed and beaten in the 1500-block of Hunter Street around 3 am Sunday. Police say the suspects were armed and took the victim's car, cash and cell phones.

Police arrested William Ayres; 21, Herbert Shah, 21; Andrew Bell, 19; Robert Grady, 19; and Zachary Gray, 19, in connection to the crime. The suspects are facing several charges, including armed robbery. All five are set to be in court Monday.
Original: 10:02 pm, 1/12/14, Sunday
URBANA -- Police are investigating an armed robbery. A man was assaulted in the 1500-block of Hunter Street about 3 am Sunday.

Two men beat the victim and took off with his car, cash and cell phone. Police found and arrested the men in a nearby home. One of them is on parole.

Neighbors are concerned for their safety. The victim refused medical attention. The investigation is ongoing.
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