Armed robbery under investigation

Armed robbery under investigation

URBANA — Police are investigating an armed robbery early Wednesday morning in Urbana.

According to a police report, a 31-year-old Normal man was in the parking lot of the Urbana Meijer store, 2500 S. Philo Road, when he was robbed at gunpoint by a second man during a drug deal gone bad at 12:37 a.m. Wednesday.

When the robber began to flee, the victim hit the robber with his vehicle. The robber was taken to an area hospital for treatment for his injuries.

Neither the robber nor the victim had been identified, and no arrests had been reported in connection with the incident on Thursday.

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