Champaign police investigate robbery at McDonald's

Champaign police investigate robbery at McDonald's

UPDATED 11:10 p.m.

CHAMPAIGN — Champaign police are investigating a reported robbery Tuesday night at the McDonald’s restaurant at 501 N. Mattis Ave., C.

No injuries were reported, according to preliminary information from police.

Police said two men walked into the restaurant at 8:36 p.m., went to the counter and de­­manded cash. Neither displayed a weapon.

The two men then took a deposit bag containing cash and left the restaurant.

Police were uncertain late Tuesday night whether the robbers ran or drove away. At least one witness reported seeing a vehicle leave the area.

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MadGasser wrote on June 06, 2012 at 8:06 am
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This is the third time this McDonald's has been robbed in the 4 years I have lived in CU. Wow!

areader wrote on June 06, 2012 at 1:06 pm

Do they have cameras in McD's?  They've been hit before . . .  And what about descriptions of the robbers?  Even after the fact, perhaps someone who happened to be around/or in the restaurant could help law enforcement officials find/arrest these scumbags!  There has to be a way to get these losers!

unknown2012 wrote on June 11, 2012 at 3:06 pm

2 young under 25 yrs of age black males between 5'5 and 5'8 one was dark skinned black male thats all i seen other than black jacket or hoodie with white image on the back.

unknown2012 wrote on June 11, 2012 at 3:06 pm

I was the witness to this crime and what is posted is so wrong.... the guys never went in to mcdonalds they popped out of the pizza hut area dumpsters and went to the victims car and asked about a job then cocked back and hit the manager then took off with the deposit then few mins later after they ran off i heard NOT SEEN a car squeel away but couldnt like i said see it due to mcdonalds and a fence in the way... i dont know why the news paper has all information wrong!!!!