Urbana police investigate armed robbery

Urbana police investigate armed robbery

URBANA — Police are investigating an armed robbery at a convenience store in Urbana early Wednesday morning.

No injuries were reported.

According to a police report, a man entered the Circle K, 1821 Philo Road, at about 1:15 a.m., pointed a gun at the store clerk and demanded money.

After the clerk opened the cash register and gave the robber all the bills in the register, the robber took the money and ran away from the store, headed south.

The armed robber was described as a 6-foot-tall black male. He weighs 220 pounds and was wearing a black mask, a black long-sleeved shirt, black gloves and khaki pants.

If you have information about the identity of these people or information about this crime, call Urbana police at 384-2320 or Champaign County Crimestoppers at 373-8477. Information may also be left anonymously online at www.373tips.com or via cellphone text message by sending CCTIP plus the information to CRIMES (274637).
Crimestoppers will pay a reward if the information leads to an arrest.

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