Suspect sought in armed robbery at Rantoul Arby's

Suspect sought in armed robbery at Rantoul Arby's

RANTOUL — Police need help solving an armed robbery that happened June 10 at the Arby's restaurant at 760 W. Champaign Ave.

About 10:30 p.m., employees reported they were confronted in the parking lot by the robber after they had closed the store.

They described the gunman as a black male, wearing a black "do-rag" on his head, a handkerchief covering his face and dark clothing. He was described as being approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall, with a medium build.

He showed a handgun and demanded money from the employees, then ran away after they gave him an undisclosed amount of cash.

If you have any information on this robbery, please call the Rantoul Police Department at 892-2103 or Crimestoppers at 373-8477. Tips can also be sent at http://www.373tips.com or by cellphone text by sending Tip397 plus the information to CRIMES (274637).

The information you provide is confidential. You do not have to give your name or appear in court. Crimestoppers will pay a reward if the information you provide leads to an arrest for this crime. Cash rewards are also paid for information on other felony crimes or fugitives in the Champaign County area.

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curiousq wrote on July 09, 2012 at 10:07 am
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Ha-ha.  *Dew-Rag.

RussellG wrote on July 09, 2012 at 12:07 pm

Ha-ha. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Do-rag

Do your research, sir.