Gunman robs Urbana liquor store

Gunman robs Urbana liquor store

URBANA — Urbana police are looking for an armed, masked man who made off with cash from a downtown Urbana business Wednesday night.

Sgt. Dan Morgan said just before 8 p.m., a man hurriedly entered B Spirits, 306 W. Main St., displayed a handgun and demanded cash from the two men working there.

They handed over several hundred dollars and the robber left headed to the northeast on foot, Morgan said.

He was described as a black man, about 5 feet 4 inches tall, skinny, wearing a black zip-up hoodie with the hood up and a bandanna over his face. He had on khaki pants.

Anyone with information on this holdup is urged to call Urbana police at 384-2320 or Crimestoppers of Champaign County at 373-8477.

Information may also be sent anonymously online at or by cellphone text message by sending CCTIP plus the information to CRIMES (274637). Crimestoppers will pay a reward if the information leads to an arrest. Cash rewards are also paid for information on other felony crimes or fugitives in the Champaign County area.

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