Champaign Police Seek Suspect In Morning Bank Holdup

 
Surveillance camera screenshot of suspect in October 28 armed robbery of First Financial Bank on South Prospect Avenue in Champaign.

Bank surveillance camera screenshot of suspect in Oct. 28 armed robbery of First Financial Bank on South Prospect Avenue in Champaign.

Champaign Police Department

Champaign Police are seeking a suspect in the armed robbery Wednesday morning of the First Financial Bank at 1611 South Prospect Avenue.

Police who responded to a call just before 11 AM say a man armed with a handgun took an undetermined amount of cash from the bank and fled on foot. No one was hurt in the incident.

Police describe the suspect as about 28 years of age, around 5-foot-10 inches in height, weighing perhaps 175 pounds and sporting a goatee. He wore eyeglasses and had pierced ears and a pierced nose. He wore an orange hardhat and a neon yellow vest over dark-colored clothes.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact Champaign Police at 217-351-4545 or leave an anonymous tip at Champaign County Crime Stoppers, at 217-373-8477, or at www.373tips.com, or by texting: “CCTIP” plus the information to 274637 (CRIMES).

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