Champaign Police Seek Suspect In Morning Bank Holdup
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).