Man robbed at gunpoint in Champaign
CHAMPAIGN — Champaign police are looking for a man who robbed a man at gunpoint outside an apartment complex in north Champaign Wednesday afternoon.
Champaign police spokeswoman Rene Dunn said a man who was selling hats through Craigslist met a potential buyer in the 1500 block of Kiler Drive at 1:15 p.m. The would-be purchaser displayed a revolver, took the seller's money, and ran.
The robber was described as black, about 18 or 19 years old, about 6 feet 3 inches tall, with short hair. He was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, grey pants and grey shoes. The victim was not physically harmed, Dunn said.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 351-4545 or Crimestoppers at 373-8477.