Urbana police investigate mugging

Urbana police investigate mugging

URBANA — Urbana police are looking for two men who robbed a woman of her purse in east Urbana Friday evening.

An Urbana police report said two men approached a 51-year-old Mahomet woman in the 1300 block of East Florida Avenue at 5 p.m. Friday.

One threatened to harm her if she didn’t hand over her purse. Another took the purse forcibly and ran.

The report described only one of the muggers. He was described as a black man, about 5 feet 6 inches, 130 pounds, wearing dark jeans, a black hooded sweatshirt, with jaw length curly hair.

The purse contained the woman’s wallet with identification and cash.


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