Search on for two men accused of robbing Ribeye

Search on for two men accused of robbing Ribeye

CHAMPAIGN — Champaign police on Monday released the first details of an armed robbery at a Champaign steakhouse that took place on Thursday.

According to a police report, a 61-year-old Champaign man was leaving The Ribeye, 1701 S. Neil St., Champaign, after closing at 11:38 p.m. when he was struck from behind by two masked men and made to re-renter the building.

The victim was forced to open a safe inside the restaurant.

Two robbers made off with two bank bags and cash.

The first robber was described a 20-year-old black male. He is 5 feet, 10 inches tall. He was wearing dark clothing, blue jeans, gloves and a mask featuring white letters.

The second robber was described as a 20-year-old black male. He is 5-10. He was wearing dark clothing and a black ski mask.

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Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes. wrote on August 22, 2017 at 10:08 am

I see a pattern to the suspect discriptions for crimes in and around CU ...............cant place my finger on it yet tho.................


but we do need a citizens police  review board to make extra sure that the cops do nothing wrong.  Even tho there were only 4 complaints in 60000 calls...................